Tag Archives: Reading

Let Your Imagination Take Shape

After I started attempting to write fiction, I gained an increased appreciation for┬áThe Neverending Story. It demonstrates what can happen when imagination is set free and allowed to have fun. I recently searched YouTube for a video of the theme … Continue reading

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A Brief Update

After the pandemic hit, my employer made us remote, and so I am working from home. I appreciate the savings on gas. Even when I was carpooling to work, I used a tank each week. Now I can wait at … Continue reading

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People, Please, Take Your Eyes off of Those Phones

I wrote this today at work during my lunch break after noticing how many people were glued to their cell phones (a daily occurrence). People, please. Take your eyes off of those phones.There is a world surrounding you, a real … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – Your Life in Print

At a bookstore you find a book which appears to be your biography. You are amazed because you never knew anyone wrote your biography, and you do not understand why anyone would want to. As you skim through it you … Continue reading

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“Caledonia” Has My Attention

I recently found this video on Youtube while looking for Scottish and Irish music. It has kept my attention since then, and I have listened to it many times. Dougie MacLean wrote this song while busking in France with some … Continue reading

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The New Journey

I have moved into my space in my older sister’s house. She has a fully finished basement, and I have two rooms partitioned off from the main section. My space is smaller than I had at my previous residence, and … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of a World with the OASIS

By now many people have seen the movie Ready Player One. If you have not read the book, then I recommend you do so. The movie (directed by Steven Spielberg) is about 10% based on the book by Ernest Cline. … Continue reading

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Time for Rest and Contemplation in Iona

Someday I want to visit Iona. It is a tiny island (3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide) in the Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. I want to visit for a few reasons. In 2001 when I was … Continue reading

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Reading about Writing

Before February was over I had finished six books from my 10 books Goodreads reading challenge. Well, actually 5 and a half books because I started one book late last year. For the past few years I read very little, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dear Mr. Henshaw

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary tells the story of Leigh Botts who lives with his mother while his father works as a trucker. He struggles with his parent’s divorce and conflicts at school while he also tries to develop … Continue reading

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