I am officially a homeowner now. All these years I’ve seen houses with tiny lawns and thought I’d like to have one, because I could trim it with one of those quiet, quaint little push mowers with the spinning blades. Maybe I got the idea from a Sunday comics page in my childhood. And I’ll say … Read More »
In the early-ish hours of last Friday, I discovered that I had lost my wallet. I was in the midst of towing two dogs and a cat out to the car, en route to Oakland International via the pet-sitter’s house. It was not on the dining room hutch, or my desk, or the dresser, or … Read More »
1. If you have to run first, don’t run for miles. It’s better to swim away from the prison first, so that when you are a half-mile between the rock and the shore, your calf doesn’t bunch up into something the size and elasticity of a baseball. It’s difficult to swim successfully from Alcatraz with … Read More »
The longer I have worked as an editor, the more I’ve had the pleasure of watching writers develop over the course of many novels. David Seaburn has just released his fourth novel, which is his second published by Savant Books. Every story has its own requirements for revision, and as David tells us here, sometimes … Read More »
I thank my father for forwarding me some laughs on a day when they are needed! Enjoy… +++++++++++++ Church Ladies With Typewriters They’re back! Thank God for church ladies with typewriters, and their church bulletin bloopers. These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced in church services. The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes … Read More »
In response to this unsuspecting blog entry, some vulgar grammarians have it out in the comments section. I’m sharing because it made me laugh, the same voyeuristic way it makes me laugh when two cars block a four-way intersection, horns blaring, demanding the right-of-way. Brononymous 4 months ago Be more cliche. Woyzeck 4 months ago … Read More »
The comments on the original post are worth reading, too.