Back To Earth

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Back To Earth

To Soar Again

The chime sounds.

Engines which had labored for so long, die into silence.

Everyone stands, elbowing for position in a mad scramble to collect everything from overhead and under the seat. Thirty people transform into strangers, morphing from whatever they pretended into whatever they must.

Stand at the door…luxuriating in an amazingly calm day..familiar sights, sounds, and smells.

Stay his hand from the radio, lingering while we drive to the pet palace. Happy barks and wagging tail…sloppy kisses. Pitiful meows melting into hurt silence and golden glares.

Pull into the garage, letting him catch me with my sidelong glance…then laugh softly before releasing our furry little friends to scamper off to reassure themselves they’ve returned to their little worlds.

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Faleena Hopkins — Writer or Censors?

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Faleena Hopkins – Writer or Censor?

Is Censorship Playing Out Before Our Very Eyes?

Never send an email when you’re upset…or post an article.

Grandmother always chided me to sleep on something which riled me beyond any ability to think…and, never write it down and mail it. The internet didn’t exist in her time. And she’d probably figure I should reconsider post this because I’m still livid, and may say some things I shouldn’t. But this post popped up a day or two ago, and stuck like a burr under my saddle.

Have you’ve heard of Faleena Hopkins, a romance writer who has respectable sales on Amazon? Until now, I had no awareness of her existence. It turns out she writes romance fiction, and has done some one-woman shows and other interesting things. All in all, she sounds like a talented writer out to make a name for herself. Until she started sending out emails. Continue reading

Awed By Stephen King

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Stephan King Awes Me

standing aEyes flutter.

Gray swallows me up.

Swoon.

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I just finished reading Stephen King’s On Writing.  And, like everyone else, grave yards and caskets aside, I fell in love with him.  While I don’t know him in any sense of the word, I love his book.

Will you catch me reading his other stuff?

Nope.

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His early years are an incredible story. His wife is incredible.  And his poor mother left me in tears.

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