Category: Writing

Creative Writing Class

Bingo Day card

I spent forty hours developing a web site for my project. The regular college students looked aghast. That was more time than they could devote to just one class, but it was my only class.

Kinds of Words

In poetry I was stymied when asked to string together long sentences. Recently I came across the idea of dividing words up by meaning function. Now I see a dimensionality to writing that I can use. Example sentence: You, a citizen, six feet tall and owner of this book, are at home, at this moment,…

Who Remembers

Richard Brautigan’s Trout Fishing in America.    I really enjoyed whimsy humor in that book and others back in the ’70s. I haven’t heard his name for sometime.  Just thought he should be mentioned once in a while.

Coming Climate Crisis?

Coming Climate Crisis? by Claire Parkinson. Subtitle – Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix It’s nice to read a reasoned, solid reflection of the history of Earth’s climate and the present concerns about climate change. It’s nice to read a reasoned, solid reflection of the history of Earth’s climate and the present concerns about…

BaltSea

Graffiti on backyard door. NATURE GOOD. SCIENCE BAD

The place used to be called Dundalk. Of course, islands remain. Those local hilltops are now outside the official government. That was the birth of BaltSea.