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How to Keep Lightning from Becoming Lightning Bugs

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” (Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain) Words are the weapons of human thinking. They express fear, despair, hope, and triumph. Yet nothing is worse than the wrong word. It’s not about the […]

Why Write a Blog?

One writer suggested of bloggers to ask a central question. “Why do you want to write a blog?” It’s a good question! Writing looks great–from a distance. But writing is hard work. Ideas are a will ‘o the wisp, flitting across the mind until gone. The daily pressures steal all the good intentions from the […]

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