Off the Wire · Thinking Twice

Just Click the Link–Before It’s Too Late

Since I joined Facebook, WordPress, and Twitter, I’ve been inundated with so many ways to improve my life. Find out how. Just click that link.

Thinking Twice · Writing

Keeping the Spark Alive

The first story I remember ever writing was about killer trees. I think I might have been eight or nine, I don’t know exactly, but I do remember thinking what a great story it was and how I thought it would be so cool to be a writer. True that regarding the latter, maybe not… Continue reading Keeping the Spark Alive

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When Will It End?

Yesterday, I found myself sitting at my desk thinking about all the things I had to do for the week (and for the month and year for that matter). I rubbed my face and yelled to no one in particular, “When will it end?” I waited for an answer, and, lo and behold, one came in the form… Continue reading When Will It End?

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It’s All About the Timing (Social Media)

Since I started posting on various social media, I’ve become more and more curious as to when is the best time to post. I decided to do some research, hitting as many sources on the Internet as I could because, of course, this would give me a broader understanding of what is “best”. I concentrated on… Continue reading It’s All About the Timing (Social Media)

Writing

It Just Makes Me Want to…

1) Silence is the virtue of fools – Francis Bacon 2) Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt – Mark Twain I tend toward #2, but as a writer, I can’t survive without cracking the egg a little. When the words do spill out on… Continue reading It Just Makes Me Want to…

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I Got Your Comments Right Here

I have my opinion. You have yours. In most cases this works, except in bars near closing time or with my ex-wife because we both know whose opinion really counted (one hint, it wasn’t mine). It especially works on the internet. Free expression. Where else can you find it if not there and maybe also dog groomers?… Continue reading I Got Your Comments Right Here

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Man of Steel – What?!?

I recently rented the movie “The Man of Steel” and couldn’t have been more disappointed. I liked the reimagining of the reason Superman made it to Earth and the challenges he faced growing up and dealing with us humans. The problem I ran into began with the arrival of General Zod. Pretty much the last third… Continue reading Man of Steel – What?!?