Category Archives: Monday’s Musings

The Road Goes Ever On and On…

We’ve been doing a lot of driving lately. Not on roads that look like the lovely one on the left, which makes me want to put on my walking shoes and take off. No, the roads we’ve been on look … Continue reading

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The Last Monday’s Musings: Writer’s Blogs

I could call this Part II, I suppose, since my last Thursday’s Thoughts were about blogging. Or maybe Part III, since on Saturday I announced my decision to no longer provide weekly situation reports. But I won’t assign numbers to … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: It’s All About Story

Back in August, I talked about how the story we write is more important than our writing style and even our message. That’s because a good tale gets a point across better than a good sermon. The reader (or hearer) … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: Artist at Work

A seven-year-old with markers and a sheet of white paper. A landscaper with a shovel, a truck, and a vision. A woman decorating on a budget. A drywall contractor texturing a ceiling. A man with a guitar and the woman … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: Selective Hearing

Two or three weeks ago (or possibly more), author J. Stephen Miller asked if I’d be interested in reading and reviewing his nonfiction book, Near-Death Experiences as Evidence for the Existence of God and Heaven: A Brief Introduction in Plain … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: Holidays

The holiday season. The words mean different things to different people. But for most adults, it makes them cringe, for a number of reasons. A person who’s really into Christmas as a celebration of Christ’s birth might hate to see … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: Redundancy

We writers are frequently warned, and rightly so, to watch out for cliches. I’ve become so sensitive to over-used phrases, they drive me nuts when I hear them even in everyday conversation. This then prompts me to be obnoxious. For … Continue reading

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