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Taco Tuesday Haiku

Originally posted on Shut Up Dad:
It’s Tuesday, which is short for Taco Tuesday. The most holy of days. Like the Sabbath, but spicier. Where tacos are only a dollar, and margaritas are well, cheaper than normal. In honor of…

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Finding inspiration to write

Two weeks of pecking away at a short story that “should” have worked — similar in spirit to other stories that are coming along nicely, but different enough to be a completely new story — and this morning I tossed

Posted in Motivation, Writing

Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week # 6

F. Scott Ftizgerald’s The Great Gatsby: Was a surprise success, being made into one of the last silent movies. Was based on movie scripts that Fitzgerald had been unable to sell to the studios. Was largely forgotten by the time

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #5

A rayograph was: An early version of the x-ray machine that was placed in stores by the J.W. Bass shoe company, and offered free “skeletal images” to show correctable defects in customers’ feet. A technique used by surrealist artist Man

Posted in Humor, Trivia

Awww, how sweet!

Tunnels face many negative stereotypes in the popular culture. We can blame that mostly on movies and TV shows. Take the one in this photo (ignore the painted message for now). If you were to enter this tunnel, you would expect

Posted in Humor

Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #4

To research the book that would become the “non-fiction novel” In Cold Blood, Truman Capote traveled to Kansas before the murderers were even caught. He was accompanied by childhood friend: Author and poet Conrad Aiken. John Dos Passos, author of the

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Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #3

Which of the following is NOT a real of example of food or drink in an artistic title? (Click the link below to take the quiz in a pop-up window)  Follow my blog by email to be notified of future Semi-Literary Trivia

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