Tag Archives: Opinion

They are sneaky . . .

I’m sure you’ve seen it . . . you get an e-mail letting you know a given company is having a sale on an item or a 24-hour discount or a special limited time offer. It’s usually something you actually … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Real

Note: this post is approximately 1,250 words with a 9th Grade readability index. Click HERE for complete statistics. It may not seem like it, but I’ve mostly abstained from posting opinion pieces . . . Because they are emotionally draining. … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – it seems a no-brainer

This is only 1,200 words. Why, even some Australians should manage to stick around to the end of it.  As I mentioned before, photos appearing on Sunday with my thoughts are gathered and presented in THIS SmugMug Gallery. At the risk … Continue reading

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I am, therefore, I muse

I never know how to introduce these posts. One could well argue that the point of these posts, the purpose for their existence, is to show off a few photos. On the other hand, given their quality, one could rightly assume … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – but only a few

Uncharacteristically, this will be relatively short. Maybe. Oh, look, a photo.  As I mentioned before, photos appearing on Sunday with my thoughts  are gathered and presented in THIS SmugMug Gallery. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, you can … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – still thinking

It’s late on Sunday evening . . . so this might go out on Monday. Heck, it’s already Monday in most of the U.S. Mainland.  “What could you be thinking about?” you ask. Good question, Bob. One thing is the … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – more just stuff

Don’t know if I will get this out today . . . certainly, I will miss the East Coast midnight deadline. Such are the perils of time zones.  Not even sure what I will delve into . . . stuff … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – Stuff, just stuff

Feeling a bit under the weather. Not quite sick (I rarely get sick), but also not 100% — so I thought I should spread it around a bit.  And, what better way than to put up my long (seriously; not a … Continue reading

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Writing and Reading

Yesterday’s post touched on the subject of writing longhand. One of the persons who reads my blog e-mailed me regarding my speculation that typing things out “keeps” up with the speed of thought better than writing longhand. She tended to agree, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is a bit closer . . .

. . . and I’m still trying to find a voice for my detective story. A plot  would be nice as well, but for now I will settle for something that sounds like a detective story. A few people were … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is still just around the corner

I came across a video earlier . . . this 18-years-old disabled kid is playing pranks on people. You can read about it HERE.  Something occurred to me; the same thing that occurred to me when the show Scare Tactics was … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is just around the corner

In 2012 I wrote I did not see the point of NaNoWriMo, as I thought I already had what it took to write a novel. Let me clarify that statement . . . I already knew I could write a 50K … Continue reading

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Firefly Asian Cast

It’s been a while since I’ve done a straight up opinion piece. I started a number of them, and then realized that while I might feel better venting, I was not likely to change anyone’s mind, affect the unfolding of events, … Continue reading

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More thoughts on writing

A comment/question at the end of my Torin short story prompted some thinking . . . don’t act all surprised-like! I have been known to occasionally do some thinking. This time the thinking was about writing. Specifically, what I want to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my first novel

Fifty chapters and 68,679 words . . . that’s the final tally on my first complete novel. That means I wrote 32,674 words since the end of November, when I stopped my NaNoWriMo project because I was on vacation and had no … Continue reading

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