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How Do You Tackles Prompts?

Long ago, I used to attempt prompts, but I haven’t done them in years.  I’m really too busy with my own stuff and I can never get them to feel right for my blog.  That and I schedule months in … Continue reading

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Outline Time . . . Trouble Already?

First, I don’t really know if that’s an Irish proverb.  Just liked the sound of it when looking for sleep quotes.  Why do I think this is what’s going to get a lot of comments? The reason I went for … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Time to Be a Hero

I may have done this in the past, but I thought I’d try it again.  These are always fun and maybe people can get a character out of it.  Nice to do a simple thing like this at the end … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Balancing the Humor and the Heavy

I like to included humor in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as comedies.  I like to touch on heavy topics in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as serious dramas.  That … Continue reading

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Dudley’s Desk Depot: Free Pen with Every Purchase (Wet Ink Not Guaranteed)

Welcome and what do you want?  A desk?  Sure, we have those as you can tell by the name up there.  I’m not Dudley.  My name is Dale, but I didn’t want people making dancer or chipmunk jokes.  So, do … Continue reading

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A Week of Snow, Shoveling, and School

This was a wild week.  Work was rather tame in a feast or famine type of energy.  It would be slow one period and then explode the next.  Almost like I was in stop-and-go traffic, which can get exhausting after … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Father/Son Zoo Trip

Last Sunday’s funny animals picture went over really well.  I realized that I randomly put it on the same day that my son and I went to the Bronx Zoo.  That was a lot of fun and we got some … Continue reading

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A Toast to the Weekend . . . Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Not sure if I mentioned this last weekend, but this week started midterms.  Not the whole week, but midway through and it continues through next week.  I work a lot in the Testing Center where kids go if they need … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing in 2021 (Not That This Year Is Really Any Different Than Previous Ones)

Last year, things were a really wild road in terms of writing.  Not only for myself, but for others from what I could see.  It either felt like we had all the time in the world or couldn’t get a … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Funnies

I’m actually setting this post up in July.  Hey, I should be in the middle of Grad School, parenting, working, and sleeping an hour a day, so it had to be done.  Also, I’m curious to see how Thanksgiving works … Continue reading

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