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The Danger Of Fixity

One of the aspects of the plot of Sense and Sensibility that has always struck home the most to me is the way that the feelings of Marianne, which she takes such effort to frame in ways that strive for … Continue reading

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Written In The Wind

It should be recognized that writing has a great many limitations. That which is written is lacking a great deal of the context that is present with face-to-face communication, and so it must be interpreted by the reader. This often … Continue reading

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A Journalist Always Has Enemies

Friday, while watching the World Cup Quarterfinal match between Argentina and the Netherlands, American soccer writer Grant Wahl collapsed and was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Having been both estranged from the Qatari government and of sound health, it … Continue reading

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Because I Only Want To See if You Feel The Same Way As Me

One of the more interesting aspects of life is that we tend to become like what we love, and also tend to become what we hate. We might think that what we love and what we hate are diametrically opposite … Continue reading

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Clarissa: Author’s Preface

October 30, 2022 Last November, when I wrote the short novel “Return Of The Native Son” for my annual NaNoWriMo project, I intended it to be the first of a series of short novels chronicling a particular family who held … Continue reading

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Outlining The Lipton Saga

Last year for my annual novella, I wrote about the beginning of the period of the Third Viscount Lipton, starting a saga in media res, where the middle-aged Viscount, newly installed with the title after the death of his elderly … Continue reading

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High Speed Blogging

At the end of a particularly comical and nonsensical video by a notable YouTuber who pilots and does ATC in the VATSIM community, someone asks permission to do some high speed blogging. It is interesting to note the way that … Continue reading

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For I Intend To Write The History Books: Part One

What is our response when we think about Winston’s Churchill’s famous statement that he expected the verdict of history to be favorable to him because he intended to write the history books. It may seem unusual to us that a … Continue reading

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The Catch-22 Of Circles Around This Town

There is a catch-22 that artists face when it comes to the material that they write and perform. Does an artist write about their struggles as they have experienced them or do they try to pander to the audience by … Continue reading

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In My Tribes

This morning I had the opportunity to talk at some length with a friend of mine about the existence of tribes. This person had, very seriously, stated an intention to find out who was members of the same tribe that … Continue reading

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