Freeway to the Summerlands
A Short Story
A Short Story
“The pen is mightier than the sword”
An old truism that is mostly true. Swords are intimidating. They show their power openly. Everyone knows that a sword can kill and it looks like it. The sharp edges draw your attention to that deadly power almost immediately. But the truth is that a sword is an inanimate object. It must have the will of a person behind it. The ability of the sword to kill is dependent on that the person holding it.
It’s that time of year again when it is on everyone’s mind. Every time we turn on the TV or walk into the grocery store. Even just driving down the road, there are reminders everywhere. Christmas is just around the corner and the high shopping season is upon us.
What ever happened to Thanksgiving?
You remember that holiday when we are supposed to gather with our families, eat a large meal and talk about what we are thankful for.
Crystal – you have been contacted and replied (wow that was fast) your BN gift card is on it’s way.
Thank you to all the who commented (and those of you who read and didn’t comment). I’m happy to see that I made many of you laugh. I’m also happy to see how many of you are returners from the last Blog Hop.
Over all prize winners are:
After over 8,000 comments our Autumn’s Harvest Hop has some grand prize winners!![Continue Reading]
Tomorrow is Election day in America. This year, in addition to the presidential race, there are a number of contentious issues on the ballots in almost every district across the nation.
I’m not going to tell you my opinions here – I’ll save that for another time and place and only if you ask. What I am going to tell you is: GO VOTE.
VOTE – it is your right, it is your civic duty,
Tomorrow starts NaNoWriMo – a wild madcap adventure in social writing. Authors and writers all over the world take the month of November – all 30 days of it – and write a novel. Well… a rough draft of a novel. Let’s be clear about this – no one gets a finished draft in November. This is a time to let your imagination run wild and just write. Let the characters get themselves into trouble and if you need a little help ask the person at the next table what to do.
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