Tag Archives: learning

The Thrill of Words

Words on the page Each one a step Into a vivid world That absorbs the senses To bestow knowledge And escape And lull one into slumber * It is a skill Finely crafted from youth Marked by stumbles Language nuances … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Reading is Essential

Forgot to put the video above on Monday’s post, but people don’t click on these anyway.  I might just have repeatedly play while I type this up. This is fairly simple.  Most, if not all, of us are readers.  We … Continue reading

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Zoo Day

A child’s wonder Etched into their face When seeing the beasts Outside the screen and page Larger as life Striking all the senses As alive as the child Who watches and waves Amazed at the sight Of beloved animals In … Continue reading

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Coming to the End of Another Project & School Year

Tomorrow is Father’s Day, so I’ve no idea what’s going on.  Happy Fathers’ Day to everyone.  For me it’s the beginning of a ‘busy’ week. I’m 2.3 chapters away from putting Book 11 to bed as far as first drafts … Continue reading

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Crossword Puzzles: Helping an Author’s Word Thingy . . . Vocabulary

My family is big on crossword puzzles.   There’s a table full of them in the bathroom, a pile of them on the dining room table, and a travel book in at least one of the suitcases.  Now I wasn’t into … Continue reading

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Schools Beyond the Norm

Sometimes it isn’t enough to have a school and leave it at that.  Sure you can add regular classes and teachers, but if you’re in a genre like fantasy then you’ll be wanting something special.  Here are a few variations … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Apprentices

Chosen by their thirteenth year To follow in a master’s steps They wave farewell to youth and home While preparing for their tasks Some will sweat among the anvils While others ache within the woods Many learn of herbs to … Continue reading

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New Laptop has Arrived

My new laptop is here and I already got a few programs set up.  Suggestion to stick with sleep mode instead of shutting down is appreciated.  Means I bypass the useless tiles.  I was studying last night and am using … Continue reading

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