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Saints & Heroes

Art can be a religion. I definitely have a religious experience without any guidelines while painting.

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Was at York Minster to cover their ‘Saints & Heroes’ event, fantastic opportunity to see two great street artists at work ~ Inkie & Cbloxx.

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Posted by on November 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Declutter Your Prose: Three More Phrases to Avoid

Declutter Your Prose: Three More Phrases to Avoid

Oh boy! I need a few more composition classes.

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In the spring, we noted some examples of phrases that might be distracting or unnecessary in your prose. Since many of you found these suggestions helpful, here’s another round of phrases to avoid:

1. In today’s blog…

Interested in more blog vs. post discussions? Read Slate’s take, Meg Pickard’s note on terminology, and Kristen Havens’ semantics lesson.

blog is your site, posts and pages and all. What you probably meant to write is: “In today’s post…” Or: “In today’s blog post…” Posts make up the content you create on a regular basis, while your blog is your complete online home, your site, on which you publish your posts.

That said, think back to other introductory phrases we’ve talked about: “In this post, I will explain…” or “Today, I will write about…”

This phrase, too, is unnecessary:

In today’s blog, I’d like to share some of the best…

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Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The Children, The Children, who’s children?

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Posted by on August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The Power of The One

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While in prison abroad I sat in a mud-stone cell contemplating my next move. I didn’t want to spend the rest of my life in there. I needed to be free. I wrote this poem. I still carry it with me.
It’s about rising up. Life isn’t just getting there it’s also about how you got there. Live like a fire.

 
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Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Love & Loyalty

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My puppy and I see in each other love and loyalty. We reciprocate it infinitely.

 
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Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Handsomer*

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Handsomer – (hänď-sum’-ėr) to look or be more handsome. Apache was told he looks handsomer by his daddy’s female friend.

 
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Posted by on January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Apache

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Posted by on October 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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