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Updates

As mentioned in a previous post, Error, all written work has some errors, mistakes, and typos. My work is no exception. So, there are a couple of updates. I updated Nasty Leftovers and Carolina Dawn recently. I finished the print editions around the first of the year. That was pretty easy as the process to update the text at IngramSpark is straightforward. Easy, I say, as compared to other...

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday! Well, Happy Birthday to me, anyway. I know we celebrate our nation's birth with the signing of The Declaration of Independence on July 4. Actually the delegates endorsed it on July 2, 1776. Congress adopted it on July 4, 1776. So, this little celebration I'm launching will cover these days--which includes my own birthday. July 3 is an important date throughout history. For...

Broken Links

Broken Links I cleaned up and/or deleted old posts this week. It turns out that some of the old links included in them were no longer valid (broken links), or led to some not very nice places. Earlier, I stumbled on a four-year-old post that linked to my original publisher. The link--I checked it--took the browser to a possibly dangerous site. So, prudence dictated that I go through all the older...

Prison

Imagine, if you will, spending every day, every week, every month for years in a cell ten feet by six feet. You have a limited view of anything remotely resembling the outside. Your only contact with fresh air is the small time you spend in the exercise yard each day. You might share this cell with another person. Your accommodations would be the metal frame bunk beds, a sink, a toilet, and a...

Perception and Reality

Perception and Reality Writing involves perception and reality. How we perceive things and how things really are. On the one hand, we might be like William H. Packwood, who thought that bringing water to the Willow Creek Drainage in Malheur County in Oregon would be a great idea. His perception was that gold miners in the Willow Creek area needed the additional water. The reality is, the...