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When Reality Is at Odds with Ideality

So I figured that to actually achieve a goal of one million words a year, I would need to spend approximately one full hour every day. That is at a pace of 60 words per minute. The approximation of an … Continue reading

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If I had the means

I am not an ambitious person. I have no ambition but one and that is to be a good person. I don’t strive to be anything but that. Is this what I have taken from Taoism and Buddhism? That I … Continue reading

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Day One

So today is the first day, of the new year and of the Million Word Idea. I’m not sure what I hope to get out of it other than a million word in three hundred and sixty-six days. Is sixty-six … Continue reading

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Million Word Idea

So it’s been six months since my last post, because I’ve been moderately preoccupied with other things. Come the first of the new year, I will ramble (aka “free write”) several thousand words per day, ending up with one million … Continue reading

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Wordplay

I love a good pun or a pun so groan-worthy that you can’t help but enjoy it. While I may not be quick with a quip, I do love a good spar with verbal wit and with long-running paronomasia. Wordplay … Continue reading

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Why are you a shoe?

Your response to this question is a key to knowing yourself.

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Squirrels and Words I Remember Learning

Nature does have a way of making things work and camouflage is one of them. I passed within inches of a squirrel and did not notice it until I heard it skittering toward the nearest tree and then climb up. … Continue reading

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