Who can help but fall in love with these thinly sliced and fried potatoes? Ever since I was a kid, my favorite food has been french fries.
Both food and books have two o’s but is there more in common than just what is on the surface?
Food and books can be a lot of things to people and here are some of the types of classifications we come across while categorizing our eating and reading habits. Continue reading More in Common Than Two O’s
Tone is everything. Whether it is in writing or it is in speaking. The way something is said says a lot more about the person who said it than the person it was said about.
I’m sure that many of you already know, but I have a fevered obsession with Taylor Swift.
But I’m not going to write another 2,000 words on Taylor.
Today, I’m going to write about music. Continue reading Something else that gives me happiness
It’s kind of scary to think.
“I’m halfway through my Junior year. That means I’m almost to Senior year. High school is almost over.”
Okay, it may a slight exaggeration because I still have a good year and ½ of high school left, but I mean, I’m more than halfway done with high school.
Every TV show uses certain writing techniques to draw people in.
Have you ever watched a show before it went on hiatus? If so, it probably had a main character in a precarious or difficult dilemma, or confronted with a shocking revelation right before it faded to black. This is called a cliff hanger. Continue reading Television Techniques
“The pen is mightier than the sword,” said Edward Bulwer Lytton.
Indeed it is. For the pen can cause great emotional maiming, while the sword only yields temporary, physical impairment. Continue reading All hail the bloody pen
Everything is measured by price. Sure there are phrases like “this is priceless” and “I got two for the price of one,” but did you ever notice that even then we are comparing things to prices? It is like money is the only way to measure something.
This week has been irritatingly hot in Southern California. I know, I know, SoCal is supposed to have really good weather. Our definition of “hot” would most definitely not match up to other places around the world. You can say that those in SoCal are spoiled with our weather. At a toasty 85 degrees Fahrenheit, we consider it pretty warm. Mid February and it’s 85 F? No thanks.
So far 2015 has been a busy year Continue reading Writing is Identical to Designing