Monthly Archives: November 2019

Goal Post: A Week of Food, Fun, and a Harsh Anniversary

This was a busy week because of Thanksgiving.  It meant there were only three school days, which was primarily spent preparing for the Wednesday feast.  That was a lot of fun, especially when the little ones from the other schools … Continue reading

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Bad Girl vs Bad Boy

(I feel like I’ve beaten a dead horse with this topic, but I’m seeing it through to the end.) Living on the outskirts Both rebels Attractive in their distance From society And norms Tempting in their danger Yet, different In … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving or Thursday If You Don’t Celebrate

Well, I almost forgot to do this. Derailing Bedlam will be back next week. Enjoy the funny.

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A Gluttonous Thanksgiving

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
This Thanksgiving, I have a lot of things to be thankful for. First of all, you–my awesome readers. Thanks to you, I have now been blogging for 6 whole years, as WordPress kindly reminded…

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7 Tips to Writing Bad Girls: This May Get Awkward

Writing a Bad Girl is easy if you’re going for the stereotype, but more difficult if you’re going to try to go out of the mold.  We’ll see what we can come up with here.  It might be a bunch … Continue reading

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Revisiting Legends: Dariana the Tormented Immortal #fantasy #adventure

The last of the champions from Legends of Windemere is one of the more complicated ones.  Dariana comes from a different place than the others because of her immortality, which isn’t as great as one would think.  I’ll get into that … Continue reading

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The Bad Girl: Is It a Worthwhile Character Type?

Way back in the first week of July, I touched on the topic of Bad Boys.  I was asked by a few people about Bad Girls.  It was noted that they tend to be called Femme Fatales, but that had … Continue reading

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