Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Mind is a Muscle

Have you ever noticed that really dedicated people tend to obsess about their work? I use the word obsess because that is what it looks like to the rest of us, but dedicated people will tell you that it isn’t … Continue reading

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By the Pricking of my Thumb

So while I was traveling for the wedding, I spent my time reading┬áSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury. I am a fan of Bradbury’s work, but have always had more on my plate. Not to say right now … Continue reading

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Out of Town

Hey everyone, I know I am a Tuesday/Thursday blogger, and in hindsight I should have written some material for you ahead of time, but I am leaving town for the weekend to go to a wedding. My next blog will … Continue reading

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Travels With Charley-Review

I was born and raised in Illinois. I have had the pleasure of seeing New York City, Washington D.C., and many parts of Wisconsin. In college, I was able to study abroad and see England, Scotland, Belgium, Germany, and France. … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Read Bad Books

I have a scholar-friend who reads three to five books at a time. When he is bored with one, he will put it down and he will pick up on of the others. I read one book at a time, … Continue reading

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A Discussion of Honor

I have spent the last few days reading a book for a book review I promised, and so my own personal reading and writing has taken a hit. However, I have managed to spend a little time reading┬áThe Warrior Ethos, … Continue reading

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The Burdens of Creative Non-Fiction

For the past year, I have been working on a collection of creative non-fiction. As a genre, I love Creative Non-Fiction. It is raw and real. It is the world as perceived by another human being, it is the reality … Continue reading

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