Category Archives: Information

On Michael Hastings

I came to learn about Michael Hastings from Jack Gray, a writer/producer for Anderson Cooper 360, years ago. On Jack’s recommendation, I followed Michael on Twitter, especially enjoying his tweets from a writer’s workshop he attended in New England. Commenting on … Continue reading

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Sometimes life is just a little too tight in the crotch.

Sometimes life can get away from us. We’ve all experienced the fast pace of modern times, but with all the technology available to us in this day and age, we figure we have it all under control. Until we don’t. … Continue reading

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I caved.

Yes. I did it. I caved. You may recall back on January 7, 2011 I posted an article entitled “Content is King”. If not, by all means check it out, you will need the ammunition to judge me when I confess: … Continue reading

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Things to do when you are in a pissy mood.

We’ve all been there. Your day is sailing alone fine, when lo and behold something or more often, someone ticks you off. Now you are pissy. What to do to bounce back and fling yourself back into the sunshine? 1. … Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris. Woody Allen. Need I say more?

Fair warning: I am not a film critic. Being a critic has never been my deal. Frankly I am always concerned that I will hurt someone’s feelings. No matter how much I may dislike something, I hesitate to rip it … Continue reading

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The cheese stands alone. My love affair with grilled cheese.

Do I make you drool? Ah…sit back, relax, and take a moment to observe this splendid specimen. The simple beauty of the grilled cheese sandwich. Golden brown, bubbly, buttery goodness you can hold in your hand. Perfection, pure and simple. What could … Continue reading

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Would you like fries with that?

After yesterday’s incredible experience, I have regrouped to come up with what I believe will be an excellent follow-up to “Pondering cheeseburgers”. Pray, read on… What goes best with a world-class burger? Fries, of course! Thinking about the french fry … Continue reading

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