Filed under Quotation

R is for Remembrance

The Daily Prompt says pick a picture and tell a story.  I opened my computer file and the first photo I found was our wedding day fifty years ago. They say a picture is worth a thousand words and so I will leave you with this.

K is Knowing what to Crop

Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.                                                                                                       — Mark Twain I love to read anything written by Mark Twain.  He makes it look easy.  Sure.  He knows all the wrong words to cross out and all the right words to leave in.  Yep, that sure seems easy. … Continue reading

Z is for Zelda Wisdom

“Old age comes at a very bad time.”  Zelda Recently I read this quote and I went on a search to find out more about the author. What I found out is Zelda is a thirteen year old English Bulldog who lives with Carol Gardner. I found the website here. Then I decided it was worth of … Continue reading

R is for Redundant

We don’t intend to insult readers, so why do we do it?
Because we’re thinking about our meaning, not our words.
In the great stew of language, words with similar meanings
stick together. When we dip into the pot, we often scoop
out more than we need.
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H is How to Walk with Rocks in your Shoe

I’d rather snuggle by the fireplace with a good read, but on this winter afternoon, the sun has peeped out from the heavy cloud cover and calls me out of the warmth into a chilly afternoon.  Walking slowly is not an option if I’m to keep warm, so I pick up speed and and soon near … Continue reading