Monthly Archives: October 2013

Poetry: Part 1 Words and meaning

I’ve talked about the rhythm we can create with words and the emotion we can convey with them.  What I’d like to do now is talk about meaning. The values we assign to words depend on our experiences, or point … Continue reading

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Flash Friday #47 – Anatomy of an edit

It’s rare when you write something at 03:00 and like it, it’s really rare when you really don’t like it and a minor tweak can turn it around… I’ve been really tired lately so staying up ’til midnight to catch … Continue reading

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Flash Friday #47

My last few entries, while fair weren’t really ‘worth writing home about,’ but this week’s entry made me smile… Start with a still from from the black and white move:  “When the Clouds Roll By”, add 37 writers and allow … Continue reading


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Flash! Friday # 45

Flash! Friday # 45. Another great entry by a talented writer you should follow!

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Flash Friday #45

I haven’t been that inspired in my stories lately.  The last one was supposed to be 100 words no more, no less and I of course was inspired with a plot that needed at least three times as many words. … Continue reading

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Flash Friday #45 part duex

So… two stories today, again based on the image. is up with a new Friday Challenge. The prompt: Word count: 200 words (give or take 10) Why So Sirius Major was not your average dog, yes, he was intelligent … Continue reading

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My 2 cents: The Shutdown and my take on Congress at this point.

With furloughs in place, the trickle-down effect is being felt down the line.  Tomorrow I find out where I stand.  I’m not a government employee, or even a contractor.  I’m a software developer in a small shop that makes software … Continue reading

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