Winters Meditation

Ride from Davis, CA along the Willow Canal (from Road 95 west) to the Winters Putah Creek Nature Park on April 15, 2020. The footage seemed meditative, more as if…

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Learning to Handwrite
Spencerian Penmanship practice book

Learning to Handwrite

I have been training myself to handwrite over the past few years. It's a lot harder than I ever would have thought. My writing has always been bad. I remember…

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Used Bookstore Tour

A couple of weeks ago I drove to Southern California. The rest of the family was already there, at a campground, and I drove down to met them. This has…

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Fiction is Dead

Well, maybe not dead.  But according to Buce, picking up from Tyler at Marginal Revolution, it's on the skids. That is, they both seem to feel that the quality of…

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Food, Sex, Danger

Susan Weinschenk is a psychologist with a book (Neuro Web Design: What makes them click?) and a website (What Makes Them Click). On the website, she is running a series of articles entitled “100 Things You Should Know About People.”  As of this writing, she’s up to thing number 47: “People Value A Product More Highly If It Is Physically In Front Of Them.”  

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Signing Up

Part of the process of becoming a writer these days is signing up. Services abound. Resources are overwhelming. Many are free, unless you count the time you take to search, scan, read, save, post, forward, or archive them. All of them require at least a little time commitment. I signed up for two things today.

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The Plan

Okay, so here's the writing plan. None of this is particularly original. But it is enough of a plan that it actually gives me a roadmap, something I need if I'm to make any progress at all. As to the plan itself . . .

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