Category Archives: Writing

When She Breaks the Gender Role by Peter Leavell

I danced around the diners at the college cafeteria and spotted my target. She was cute. And I wanted to ask her to the skate party. Her eyes widened an inch and her foot moved toward me as I approached. … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Funk Henry McLaughlin

On April 25, 2018 Sometimes all of us, writers included, get in a state of being that’s been called many things. Some call it a funk. Others call it the valley of dry bones. Or the valley of the shadow … Continue reading

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These 20 Slang Terms From The 1950s Need To Come Back ASAP! Crafty House

Slang words often inform us about the era in which they were created. They are words that fill a need whether that need be abbreviation, to name the nameless, or to conceal the mysteries of youth from prying adults (read … Continue reading

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Ada de Warenne, Mother of Scotland’s Kings Sharon Bennett Connolly

Ada de Warenne was born around 1120, daughter of William de Warenne 2nd Earl of Surrey and Isabel de Vermandois. Through her mother, she was a great-granddaughter of Henry I of France and half-sister to Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl … Continue reading

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Tips for the Seriously Writing By Peter Leavell

“Too unconcerned to love and too passionless to hate, too detached to be selfish and too lifeless to be unselfish, too indifferent to experience joy and too cold to express sorrow, they are neither dead nor alive; they merely exist.” … Continue reading

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Love letter from George HW Bush to Barbara from WW2 goes viral By Edmund DeMarche | Fox News

Historians and journalists on Tuesday tweeted out the hand-written love letter that future President George H.W. Bush sent to his then-fiancée Barbara Pierce on Dec. 12, 1943. Michael Beschloss, a presidential historian, tweeted that Bush was a U.S. Navy pilot … Continue reading

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Comey’s Last Stand for the Deep State By Mark Penn

They were among the most powerful men of the last decade. They commanded armies of armed agents, had the ability to bug and wiretap almost anyone, and had virtually unlimited budgets. They were the leadership of the FBI, the CIA … Continue reading

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