Category Archives: Writing by others

“You Better Drive. I Think There is Something Wrong With Me”

I’ve railed before against the self-righteous, self-help community of profiteers who assert that we alone control how we feel, that we can be happy if we only want to. (internal link) And if we subscribe to their teachings. Ilk like … Continue reading

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Modern Art Deco?

NB: All links unsponsored. No monetizing here! Modern Art Deco? In my last post I looked at some watches ascribed to modern Bauhaus design. (internal link) Which got me to thinking. Are there any watches inspired by Art Deco? A … Continue reading

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Shun “tion” in Revising

I recently worked on this paragraph from one of our writers. Mentioning the state name repeatedly is for SEO purposes. Original “Assets and debts division is frequently a major point of contention for divorcing couples in Arkansas. As a rule, … Continue reading

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DHL, Serial Disorder and T.S. Eliot

DHL I am using DHL to ship for the first time and getting odd results. They charge a premium price but the service isn’t premium. To hurry up a mineral identification I had my local shipping store send a tiny … Continue reading

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Notes to Other Writers Using Word and Acrobat DC

This discussion is what Americans call inside baseball. Every non-writer can safely tune out. I’m using the latest version of Microsoft Office for the Mac, as well as the expensive Adobe Acrobat DC for creating .pdf files. After much experimenting … Continue reading

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Ken Burns’ New PBS Series on Country Music

Twentieth century American music began and ended with Hank Williams. Apologies to Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis Presley. I Saw the Light is America’s Amazing Grace. Your Cold, Cold Heart is the best song ever … Continue reading

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