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Tuesday Topic – Communications: Getting the Message Across!

Over the years, I have had many opportunities to chat with students—from late elementary grades through undergraduate and graduate levels—especially those interested in the sciences. One of the most frequent questions went something like this: “I am interested in [insert … Continue reading

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Why I Like Writing Proposals

The Abridged Version Long before computers were on every desk, I used to submit articles to magazines for publication to supplement my teaching income. This was surprisingly successful and over a five or six-year period more than 100 of my … Continue reading

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Renaissance Musings on Writing and Photography

By now it should be apparent that I am a writer first. Although I dearly love and enjoy photography, the purpose of my photography is to tell a “real world” story. My idea of a “nearly” perfect photo is for … Continue reading

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Why I Blog, Plus

Today, Leanne Cole posted her motivations for blogging and suggested her followers do the same. I admire Leanne’s reasoning, and even more, her execution of her plan that blogging would motivate her to do her craft—photography—daily. My initial motivations were … Continue reading

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About Writers, In Response to Don Charisma

For me, there is never a short answer! A fellow blogger—I trust I can be called a fellow blogger—asked in a recent post about blog writers: “Is there a je ne sai quoi, a special something that separates the women … Continue reading

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The Blue Angels – Thunder over Pensacola Bay

Introduction Note: Blue Angels – Thunder over the Bay is a continuation of events during our recent trip to Fort Pickens and Pensacola, Florida. The Fort Pickens campground offered a distinct advantage for me. The departure route for training flights … Continue reading

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Would you like to participate in writing a novel?

I have been thinking about my “Modest Proposal” and what I would really like to do. First, by now, most of you who have followed my postings probably realize I enjoy the writing process—at least when I have, or can … Continue reading

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Question about Current State of K-12 Education – I Need Your Help

Bill O’Reilly just said early this week (the Today show, June 6, 2014) that schools “don’t teach history or geography.” Is this true? I have not been in a public school in 40 years and I know things have changed, … Continue reading

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Writing for a Blog (or Anything Else), or Do You Write Right?

I regularly follow and read postings on more than a dozen blog sites. The point of this blog is to emphasize the use of more precise and correct writing skills. These are skills in which most bloggers have been schooled, … Continue reading

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