Category Archives: Opinion

What Ruins a Man

What ruins a man is a culture that teaches him he is a supreme being. He is lord of all, or at least of women. What ruins a man is a job that pays him more than a woman for … Continue reading

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Evacuate

With extreme weather becoming the norm the potential that people will have to evacuate and leave their homes due to floods, mudslides, wildfires, and other disasters looms larger everyday. An emergency kit that you can toss in your car makes … Continue reading

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Curate Life

We curate our lives by deciding what will go on Facebook, on Twitter – what will be our public persona? But people are discovering that their private persona’s no longer really private. Anything you say, do, email, or think may … Continue reading

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Homework

Today on Twitter I saw something that said that being a writer means you have homework every day for the rest of your life. Obviously, this is the point of view of a person who isn’t a writer. I’m not … Continue reading

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National Holiday

There is no National Holiday in the U.S. in honor of a woman. We need some. I suppose the person being honored should have passed away before they get the holiday named in their honor. That leaves out some women … Continue reading

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Resolved

It’s easy to create suspense, built up excitement, leave things hanging for a while. But to do a good job at resolving that suspense, at finishing a scene and bringing a logical and meaningful conclusion to the story – now … Continue reading

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Telling Your Story

Here’s a reminder from Elisa Camahort Page of BlogHer.com about why blogging and bloggers who tell stories about themselves and their activities can change the world. It is less than 10 minutes long and worth your time. Please leave a … Continue reading

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Favorite Food

I wish my favorite food was something healthy. Broccoli or kale, perhaps. But no, my favorite nom is crusty white bread. Nothing could be worse for you. I don’t even want to sully the flavor with butter or some sort … Continue reading

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The Question

How to dispose of coffee grounds – that is the question. As a recent graduate from a plastic Mr. Coffee machine to a stainless steel french press, I find the question of what to do with the grounds both nostalgic … Continue reading

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Introvert

Are you an introvert? Most writers are, I think. Who else could sit alone in a room typing for days on end? I say thank goodness for introverts. There are more good qualities among introverts than just the ability to … Continue reading

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