“It's nice when they say I inspire them, it inspires me.”~Lita Ford English-born American heavy metal guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Lita Ford was born on this day in 1958.
It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve worked on my DIY MFA. Part of the reason has been the massive forest fire in my back yard. Fortunately, we had an unseasonable snowstorm that helped the hotshot crews to get critical fire-breaks in place. Temperatures are on the rise again, so our break might be … Continue reading DIY MFA: The Importance of Reading
“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing … Continue reading Random Quote for September 17, 2020
Today’s word comes from the news. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech noun Definition A government by those who seek chiefly status and personal gain at the expense of the governed.A government or state in which those in power exploit national resources and steal.A government where officials are politically corrupt and … Continue reading Wednesday Word for September 16, 2020
On September 15, 1965, the first episode of the television show, Lost in Space debuted on CBS. Series creator Irwin Allen imagined a science fiction version of The Swiss Family Robinson. The year is 1997. The United States is gearing up for space colonization because of overcrowding on Earth. The space-faring Robinson family embarks on … Continue reading Trivia: Lost in Space Debuts
“Life's short. Anything could happen, and it usually does, so there is no point in sitting around thinking about all the ifs, ands, and buts.”~Amy Winehouse English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse was born on this day in 1983.
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun My desktop is back, but the backup I thought I performed is not on the USB drive that I finally found. I can recover what I thought I lost because most of it is posted on this page or in the cloud attached to one of the apps I use. Ah … Continue reading Playing Catch-Up
“The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.”~Eldridge Cleaver American writer, and political activist Eldridge Cleaver was born on this day in 1935.
Sam left the lean-to at dawn. “Stay here,” he said. “I’m gonna check me snares and see what I can find fer yer feet. By th’ look of ’em, they ain’t seen dirt for a while. I’ll try ta be back a’fore high sun.” Katra blushed. She knew he was right. The only times she … Continue reading Chapter 4: Reunion
“Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.”~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. American physician, poet, and polymath Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was born on this day in 1809.