Monthly Archives: February 2022
Gold and Going Away (Revised)
Little is more coveted than gold. It has been that way for thousands of years and it will continue that way. Man’s attraction seems genetic. Civilizations and people have risen to great prominence with it and an equal number of … Continue reading
Lord Walter’s Wife by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
To quote Thackery, “unlawful passion, felt by a man for a woman.” True, but incomplete. More like a lecture by a woman. An admonishment to a man on his duplicitous behavior and judgment when a woman expresses passion towards him. … Continue reading
The Content Mill as Crime: A Look at Urban Writers
January 3, 2023 Update: If you’re really desperate to work for these fools, try using the A/I tool ChatGPT to produce your content. You’ll get nicely done writing in literally seconds on any topic imaginable. If they say it’s A/I … Continue reading
Keep Your Well Intended Advice to Yourself Unless . . .
Regarding Mental Health Keep your well intended advice to yourself unless you believe the person you are talking to. Otherwise, your advice is not well intended at all. A woman I met a few days ago said she could wake … Continue reading
Wake Up, Wake Up. We’re Almost Home.
“Why don’t more bands tour with a choir?” Indeed. Damien Jurado’s haunting voice hints of Boz Scaggs gone into the mystic. Jurado wrote this along with Richard Melville Hall. I’m not afraid of going home. (internal link) “… I’ll decide … Continue reading
When Did the Modern Writing & Poetry Era Begin?
When Did the Modern Writing & Poetry Era Begin? After World War II. A clear line exist between writers and poets who established their reputations before World War II and those that came after. I don’t read many of the … Continue reading
Annie Hall and The Inner Monologue Well Displayed
A friend couldn’t recall the inner monologue scene from Annie Hall so I looked it up. We are used to movie characters talking to themselves when they are alone but it is much rarer to see this between characters when … Continue reading
How Do You Put This in (0r on) A Resume?
I’m looking for online work again as a writer or editor. Maybe both. Or a lot more as I did for my last employer. I made this video a while back to show the number of things I did for … Continue reading