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3 reasons why you need to write every day

“Oh, crap,” you say. Here is another person telling me what to do. Yes, I am telling you what to do. I am telling you to write every day. Your neighbor will tell you to write whenever you want to. Your neighbor will also tell you when he wants you to mow your lawn, or why you should switch to his garbage service.

Cut the buckle off your boots if you want to

Last week I tried on  a new pair of genuine Australian sheepskin boots in a warehouse store. The boots have a buckle over the instep and at the top of the boot. I hated the buckles, so I put the boots back in the box, put the box on the shelf and walked away. As I […]

Learning something new can be hard, but the lessons learned are worth every tear shed

Learning something new can be hard, but the lessons learned are worth every tear shed.  It was the third week of the Page Layout and Design class. We met on Mondays and Wednesdays from ten to twelve. The teacher, Ronald Dorfman, asked how we were doing on the assignment, an eight-page brochure. He stood behind […]