Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. – Dr. Seuss

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) In the news this week are two controversies that … Continue reading

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“When a white army battles Indians and wins, it is called a great victory, but if they lose it is called a massacre.” – Chiksika, Shawnee

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” – Crowfoot,Blackfoot warrior and … Continue reading

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It is a wise father that knows his own child. – William Shakespeare

Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings, – Psalm 17:8 How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how … Continue reading

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I am still learning. – Michelangelo

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. – James Madison I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. – Winston Churchill I set in on the Introduction to the Federalist Papers today.  I was appalled … Continue reading

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We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. – John F Kennedy

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas A. Edison How do I spend time … Continue reading

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“…there will be sleeping enough in the grave….” ― Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ― Benjamin Franklin “Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.”  ― Benjamin Franklin, Silence Dogood, The Busy-Body, and Early Writings I … Continue reading

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“A man ought to avow his opinions and defend them with boldness.” ― John Adams

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write .” ― John Adams, The Works Of John Adams, Second President Of The United States “The longer I live, the … Continue reading

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Eros – Short Story

Let me introduce myself. My name is Eve Culley. I am a writer, blogger, and soon to be published author – children’s stories. Hopefully, it will be out by the end of June 2015. I am always interested in how … Continue reading

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Writing What You Know

I was looking for classed to improve my skills and found The Open University located in London, England.  It is available on-line and is free.  I am very excited about all the possibilities this opens up to me.  Check it … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Face: Four Phases of Drafts

from the Face Book page of Phil Harrison Author   I am presently in Phase 1:  Writing Draft I find very early mornings are the best time for me to write.  House is quiet.  Barn is mostly quiet.  Music on … Continue reading

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