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Genius Needs an Audience
I pinpointed a major weakness to my propensity for writing a while back: I am far less likely to engage in it if there is no one to see it (and preferably, see it right away – with comments). This … Continue reading
Posted in Pensive Tagged audience, banana nut bread, BBC, breath, brilliance, college work, death, Dr. John Watson, Earth, enemies, eternity, frailty, genius, genius needs an audience, inspiration, lamentation, life, magic, Mom, Netflix, pictures, poem, rebuke, screenwriter, Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, soul, streusel nut topping, thanks, thoughts, voice, weakness, words, write, writing 2 Comments
Ever wanted to hear the Voice of the Emperor?
Well, it just so happens that I’ve started a new YouTube channel in which I will be assuming an upper British affectation (the accent that I’ve always thought was the classiest) to read “classics” that are free from copyright. I’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Update, YouTube Tagged Agnostic, British, Charles Dickens, classical, entertainment, hedonistic, King James Bible, KJB, KJV, literary works, Mark Twain, Mom, NYC, Oscar Wilde, readers, Samuel Clemens, Shakespeare, The British Reader, voice acting, Voice of the Emperor, voiceover work, YouTube 2 Comments
How the Universe Works… 95% of the Time.
Well, I promised you all an update on the Swamp-Ass/birthday/R.B.B.C. issue, and here it is – My legs no longer stick together. Yes; you heard that correctly. I now have my very own personal A/C unit in my room here … Continue reading
The Vicissitudes of Life
It occurs to me every so often – in times of quiet contemplation and deep introspection – that I am not currently where I’d ever imagined myself to be… in my life. Think about that (as it relates to you) … Continue reading
Posted in Pensive Tagged 5-year-old, acting, AFA, Africa, Baltimore, Baptist, book, career, children's books, choices, Christians, computers, contemplation, discipleship, divorce, doctor, flabbergasted, goals, gospel, herald, high school, interesting, intimidating, introspection, large, life, lifestyle, marriage weight, missionary, mistakes, Mom, New York City, NYC, plan, portents, published, quagmires, ROTK XI, save souls, self, senior, sports, vicissitudes, wars 10 Comments
A Quick Word about “Show Me”…
Ever since my fellow blogger, “A [sic] Opinionated Man”, first decided to re-blog my post from yesterday (in essence, sharing my words with an extended community), I have been deluged with hits, likes, comments, and new followers. The old adage … Continue reading
Posted in Update Tagged adage, amusing, attention whore, bad press, bitches, blogger, civility, comments, community, cowardice, eviscerate, gentlemanly, haters, hits, likes, moderation, Mom, Narcissism, new followers, Opinionated Man, post, public forum, re-blog, sharing, soapbox, supporters, website, work, writing 10 Comments
Begin Your Day
I forget where I first heard it, but there’s this old tale of a benevolent couple who was next door neighbors with a really awful couple (You know the ones – mean to everyone, even each other.). They each, in … Continue reading
Posted in Pensive Tagged benevolence, couples, fable, hogs, hospitality, industriousness, inertia, laziness, Mom, pigs, wizard Leave a comment
My Mother: Yvonne She’s the solemn pledge in a home fire’s passion; Bruised knee or ego? She’s the balm. She’s the showcase of the milliner’s fashion, To be succinct, she’s my Mom. Her heart and name always precede her, Generosity carries … Continue reading
Posted in Pensive Tagged family, gratification, Hedonism, inspiration, love, Mom, Narcissism, poetry, procrastination, professional, tropes Leave a comment
It’s Like Dowsing for Accountability!
(In other words, I expect this to have as good of a chance for success.) As a writer, both my biggest motivator (and potentially biggest fear) is accountability. (I suppose that should just say “As me…”, but this is about … Continue reading →