Hot Cat

The element went out in our stove. Hubby didn’t want to blame me but it was my fault. I had put chicken in to keep it away from the cats (we have three) while it was thawing. I forgot about it and, later, turned on the stove to preheat. The chicken was still in its … Continue reading Hot Cat

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The Dilemma of Distractions

Writing is a solitary activity. Trying to do it with someone else is impossible; at least it is for me. I envy people who can separate themselves from everything else in almost any situation. When I was still in college, I would see them on the bus, writing business notes or a letter to someone. … Continue reading The Dilemma of Distractions

Meet My Best Buddy – Comparison Approach

LifeWrite's third module teaches how to use comparisons to describe something. At first I thought this would be relatively simple, yet after thinking about it for a while, I've realized that this lesson was as tough, if not tougher, than the previous one, Dinner with the Family. Nevertheless, this should be an interesting one. My … Continue reading Meet My Best Buddy – Comparison Approach

Disability – What’s the Big Deal?

This post is for the fifth module of the e-course, LifeWrite, I've been taking. This is called the persuasive approach. According to statistics, 13% to 20% of the population in the United States is classified as being disabled [www.GetRiil.org].  Now you should take into consideration that this percentage is from the U.S. Census Bureau in … Continue reading Disability – What’s the Big Deal?

Sorting People Out – Classification Approach

Shery, the operator and owner of Write Bliss, where I found this e-course, LifeWrite, wants me to do some descriptive writing, classifying a group of people. In her article for the fourth module, she states that everything is classified in life. It’s our way, as humans, to understand the world around us. For my exercise, … Continue reading Sorting People Out – Classification Approach