Category Archives: blogging

LEARNING

Every once in a while I get to thinking about the books I have written.  They have always been a bit of a puzzlement to me, or maybe challenge is a better word.  Each time you learn something, you usually … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE CHAIR

In many of my older postings I used to make reference to my “thinking chair.”  It wasn’t really any kind of extraordinary chair and it certainly didn’t have any special or magical thought process (that was me) embedded within its … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN YOUR DRAWERS?

I stopped procrastinating the other day and finally got around to cleaning up my work area.  This includes my desk, its top and its drawers.  Mind you, I am a pretty compulsive neatnick, at least that’s my default setting.  But … Continue reading

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I know I am not the first to come out of retirement to resume things I had previously put to rest. And, I am sure I will not be producing postings to my blog to the capacity I once did, … Continue reading

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GOODBYE!

It is time to say goodbye, which I thought would be relatively easy.  But when I checked on the correct spelling of the word, goodbye, even that was complicated.  There are actually several ways, depending on which style source you … Continue reading

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THE BLOCK IS ON!

I’ve had writer’s block before but never this bad.  It’s like my curiosity got up and left for a winter vacation.  I thought about rewriting the U.S. Constitution since so many people in Washington are having so much trouble understanding … Continue reading

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SAY WHAT?

Writer’s Digest is one of the more influential magazines in the book writing industry.  If you take writing seriously you already have, or should have, a subscription. What I like about Writer’s Digest is that it is one of the few … Continue reading

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INTO THE GREAT UNKNOWN, KNOWINGLY

This is turning out to be a year of big changes with unknown destinations.  I had no idea back in January that I’d be sitting here in October wondering where I will be living by the end of the year.  … Continue reading

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DAMN SPELL-CHECK…FULL SPEED AHEAD!

Nowadays, I  describe myself as a writer.  Before I retired, most of my life I wore labels like broadcaster, program director, marketing director, executive, or manager.  The trouble with the writer label is that I do not live up to … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS FROM MY THINKING CHAIR

It was a beautiful day here in South Florida.  My Cubs game in Chicago was postponed due to rain and snow.  Snow???  This is mid-April for cry’n out loud.  Who wants to live in a climate that snows halfway through spingtime…not this stay-at-home hermit.   … Continue reading

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