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Navel-Gazing in August

Someone said “write what you know.” It was definitely Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, Nathan Englander, or somebody else. I’ve mostly seen the quote applied to writing fiction. Apparently some folks assume that it means authors should only write stories about … Continue reading

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“A Writer Who is Catholic”

My #3 daughter has some of my qualities, and attitudes. About four years back now, she vented frustration about writers, faith, and assumptions. She wasn’t nearly as loud as I’ve often been during ‘vents.’ When folks learned she’s a writer, … Continue reading

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A Different “Friday” Post

I had about half of the planned “Friday” post done, when I noticed a news item about pesticides in some American city water. That got my attention, so did what the scientists said. By the time I stopped writing ‘a … Continue reading

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Still Looking Forward to Friday the 13th

My brendans-island.com website, and this blog, are now on a Linux server. The change officially happened about two hours ago, around 11:30 am Central Time, 5:30 pm UTC, Friday, January 6, 2016. I’m told that it may take up to … Continue reading

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