Monthly Archives: July 2013

Quote of the Day…

Today, I warned my son, who is 3, not to wear my shoes because I’ve a bout of athlete’s foot. His response was, “I’m not getting any athletes on my foot.” Advertisements

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A joke I made up…

A bum asks a man for $2. The man asks, “Will you buy booze?” The bum says, “No.” The man asks, “Will you gamble it away?” The bum says, “No.” Then the man asks, “Will you come home with me … Continue reading

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Speed Reading 1

It sure would be nice to be able to read faster. It can be frustrating to be the only one that is still reading something. I took a reading speed test at http://www.readingsoft.com/ 134 wpm with 91% comprehension. I’ve way … Continue reading

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Love is not love

One of my favorite poems of all time. William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: … Continue reading

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Picture Practice 2 – Underground Tunnel

Another picture that I found inspirational. My Practice: The brick-like walls of the tunnel bended in an arch. Three arched gateways open at its sides and another dark tunnel opened at the end. The fluorescent lights glowed a pale yellow … Continue reading

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Picture Practice 1 : Tower of Ice

I find it inspiring to look at a picture every once in a while and try to repaint it in writing. I encourage you to write your own practice and post them as a response. My Practice: The tower’s sharp … Continue reading

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Sunlight Sonnet

The grasp of sunlight tugs at my weak heart Its beacon cannot hoist me up from here Within my depths, unsettling whirlwinds start For immortal moments, I’m lost to fear   Sunlight, where for art thou shining so bright Why … Continue reading

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O Let him live

A crib with downy pillows Soft blankets with ducks With soft fingers like willows Him his father tucks   O let him live O Let him be O God please give A child to me   Desperate, hopeful we wait, … Continue reading

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Chapter 3: Home under the Mountain

Chapter 3: Home under the Mountain Through the entrance, the wide path descended slowly downward into the cold, dark earth. The inside of the mountain was round and rocky, but the floor was smooth. After a few paces, Darowyn climbed … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: Return to Calador

Chapter 2: Return to Calador Banx turned his glance towards the sun which was just beginning to peak over the dirt path bending through the trees to the east. It lit the road and the trees on either side and … Continue reading

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