Coommonplace Book 15

The five senses are the ministers of the soul. – Leonardo Da Vinci Who would believe that so small a space could contain the images of the whole universe [the brain] – Leonardo Da Vinci “But it is said: Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.…… Continue reading Coommonplace Book 15

NanoPrep – I’m so Scatter Brained about it I Forgot the Title

TIS OCTOBER THIS MEANS ONE THING: NANOWRIMO PREP! Everyone who writes knew this was coming. So I’m just gonna explain what my project is. So, take a deep breath. The title is a doozy. Stand in book cover. Yeah. Well. Make of it what you wish. Anyway. In order to keep my thoughts straight about…… Continue reading NanoPrep – I’m so Scatter Brained about it I Forgot the Title

Adverbs are Like Salt

I have taken at least two or three elementary level writing classes. In them we were told, “Use adverbs everywhere! I can’t get enough adverbs! ADVERBS ADVERBS ADVERBS. THEY’RE YOUR BEST FRIEND.” Since then they have peppered my writing in an annoying amount. And only recently I have curbed the instinc to use them everywhere.…… Continue reading Adverbs are Like Salt

20 Questions. 20 Answers.

  I’m sorry. I found a list of questions, liked ’em decided, “Hey, ya’ll have been patient, and I’m probably not going to post anything until I’m done reading Paradise Lost (when that happens I’m reviewing King Lear and Paradise Lost). Honestly. If I’m still alive when I finish Paradise Lost, I think a victory…… Continue reading 20 Questions. 20 Answers.

Commonplace Book 14

I don’t have anything against work. I just figure, why deprive somebody who really enjoys it? -Unknown Whoever said to be of good cheer for Christmas is here never tried to keep a poinsettia alive. -E.E. Smith Magical music never leaves the memory. -Thomas Beechorn Friendship is the only cement that will even hold the world…… Continue reading Commonplace Book 14

1 Year Blog Anniversary – September 28 2017

On this day in history: 1781 9,000 American and 7,000 French troops begin siege of Yorktown 1785 Napoleon Bonaparte (16) graduates from the military academy in Paris (42nd in a class of 51) 1787 Congress sends Constitution to state legislatures for their approval 1858 Donati’s comet becomes 1st to be photographed 1968 Beatles’ “Hey Jude” single goes #1 and stays…… Continue reading 1 Year Blog Anniversary – September 28 2017