Remember back in elementary school when the teacher would take the class outside for recess? There was always something fun to do and it never seemed like enough time. Sometimes there would be extra play time if the class did particularly well on a spelling test or if there was a special holiday or celebration—fun … Continue reading Ruined
Please watch and listen. There are no words to describe this performance of REAL LIFE ART.
Found this "Gem" online. Read and feel the art. To Be a Woman.
I really felt their message...I hope others did as well.
y most overused theme is "There is never enough time in a day." I have given serious thought to why this could be and I've come up with two variables. One is, There's plenty of time—I just spend most of mine doing things for other people. The other is, I don't have enough time because … Continue reading My List of things to do
A beautiful young girl walking by the light of the ominous moon...sinister.
I found this post to be very informative and it has really motivated me to make an effort toward writing with fewer words and more meaning (if that makes any sense).
A guest post from Grant Faulkner, co-founder of 100 Word Story, the magazine that makes Brevity look verbose:
Writers are presumed to be lovers of words. They’re called wordsmiths, praised for their lyricism, and celebrated for capturing telling details. Stories are built through text, after all, so we strive to learn the fine art of vivid verbs, hone an ear for dialogue, and absorb new vocabulary. These are all valuable tools, but one of the most important tools of writing can be neglected by attending only to the words of a story. I call that tool “minding the gaps.”
I’m speaking about the gaps between words, sentences, paragraphs—the gaps around a story itself. Such gaps determine a story’s contours, its aesthetic. What is left out of a story is as important as what is included because life moves as much through disconnections as connections. Think of the gulf between…
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How many times have you been insulted by someone, felt whatever type of emotion the insult evoked only to have them say…I was just kidding with you 8O. In my mind that statement begs the question "How was I supposed to know you were joking?" I mean, aren't jokes supposed to make you laugh—at what … Continue reading I’m just kidding
When did it become acceptable to pass judgment upon someone? Some could argue that it has never been unacceptable. In the 60's it may have been fashionable to consider yourself "able" to judge another. With the elitist attitudes that most people had, it wouldn't be difficult to see that this could have been considered normal. … Continue reading I don’t like…