“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.”~Robert Frost American poet Robert Frost was born on this day in 1874,
Today’s word comes from a random word generator. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech adjective Definition Originating in or based on observation or experience.Depending upon experience or observation alone, without using scientific method or theory, especially as in medicine.Provable or verifiable by experience or experiment. History When empirical first appeared as … Continue reading Wednesday Word for March 25, 2020
(C) 2019, JJ ShaunApril, 2019 I spent yesterday trying to think of a topic for today’s post. My blogging process goes something like this. I look at what day of the week it is (keeps me aware of the date, but that’s a whole ‘nother blog post), and what I previously posted on that day … Continue reading Staying Sane During Insane Times
“When people say, 'She's got everything', I've got one answer—I haven't had tomorrow.~Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor, British-American actress, humanitarian, and businesswoman, was born on this day in 1932.
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun Typically, I limit Sundays to writing about writing. Today I’m stepping out of my publishing schedule to make yet another pandemic-related public service announcement. Why? Because new data is hitting the presses every day, and a lot of that information is false and put out to generate fear. I try to … Continue reading Facts for a Pandemic
“I think what children need is love, security, stability, consistency, and kindness.”~Rosie O'Donnell Rosie O’Donnell, American comedian, actress, and producer, was born on this day in 1962.
(C) 2020, JJ ShaunPainting D&D miniatures while practicing "social distancing." People around the world are about to spend more time with their loved ones than they ever thought possible. In some cases, that will be okay, in others, not so much. Some people will be spending more time alone than anticipated. In all cases, now … Continue reading Pandemic, Week 1
“This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.”~Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke, British writer, inventor, and futurist, died on this day in 2008.
Today’s word comes from First Reader. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech noun Definition A term during which a ship arriving in port and suspected of carrying contagious disease is held in isolation from the shore, usually forty days.A restraint upon the activities or communication of persons or the transport of … Continue reading Wednesday Word for March 18, 2020
(C) 2020 JJ Shaun Aye, and begorrah, ‘tis the day we’re all a little Irish as we celebrate St. Paddy’s Day. Saint Patrick’s Day started as a commemoration of the death of Patrick of Ireland. But who was the man that later became known as Saint Patrick? Patricius, or Patrick, is believed to have lived … Continue reading It’s St. Paddy’s Day