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Sunsets: Location, Location, Location?

Someone on the WordPress Bloganuary team is waxing a bit poetic today. As the sun sets on Bloganuary 2023, the prompt asks participants to write about the best place to watch the sunset in our area. The request is also … Continue reading

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My Story: An Outline

To wrap up the month-long writing challenge Bloganuary, participants have been asked to list the chapter titles for their autobiographies. As a draft of my autobiography already exists, the hardest part of this assignment was copying and reformatting them. If … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned

One of my former professors told me, “You just like to learn.” He commented on my effort to earn a second graduate degree four decades after high school. At the time, I thought it was a compliment, but these days … Continue reading

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Having Your Cake ….

Finally! A prompt with some depth and potential for detailed analysis! Okay! I’m just kidding. What could be more meaningful to some of us than birthday cakes? I know, I know! I’m carrying the sarcasm thing on a bit too … Continue reading

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Are You Kidding?

I hope I am not the only one to see the irony of a daily writing challenge on procrastination. I mean, “Give me a break!” What’s next, a prompt on how many resolutions you’ve managed to keep so far this … Continue reading

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Language

Since this blog went public in 2011, I’ve written about language and languages several times. I don’t remember writing about wishing I could speak a particular language, but I may have. However, in the last few decades, I’ve wondered if … Continue reading

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Imagine

I love all kinds of music. From classical to old-time rock and roll, I have songs that can trigger memories and thoughts or keep me awake all night running through my mind. Few spoke to me, and only a handful … Continue reading

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Showing Love

When I was asked to write about the question, “How do you show love?” I started down my normal analytical, academically oriented path of writing. So many thoughts, emotions, theories, and practices come to mind, processing such a question might … Continue reading

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Speaking of Lies

One of the easiest people to lie to is the one looking back at you every morning in the mirror. Yep! From little white lies to whoppers, we can make ourselves believe anything. Even analytical red-flag wavers like me can … Continue reading

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Mach 2; Hair on Fire

For years, I wanted to be an Air Force pilot. My dad worked in the aircraft industry, and I was regularly around pilots, airplanes, and military bases. I could see myself climbing into the cockpit of a jet fighter and … Continue reading

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