Monthly Archives: August 2013

Letters Matter

Actual sign in Leadville, CO

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Ah, Books!

Books break the shackles of time.  A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.   Carl Sagan ’nuff said.  

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Well Said

You have to fall in love with hanging around words. -John Ciardi, poet and translator (1916-1986)  If you do fall in love with the words you hang around with, you probably become a reader and maybe you even become someone … Continue reading

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No Simple Matter

It’s no secret that words fascinate me.  They describe, unlock and encourage.  Sometimes, a single line or two can encapsulate the thoughts of the universe for me.  As I was reading, I found these impactful lines. Human behavior is no … Continue reading

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Using The Correct Words

Actual conversation at a McDonald’s in Trinidad, CO. “I’ll have a southwest salad.  What kind of dressing comes with that?” “Any kind you want.” “I’ll have honey mustard.” “Oh, no, not that kind.  We don’t have that.” Ok, if you … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

You know how words fascinate me, even parts of words attract my attention.  So when I went to the Golden Library to pick up a book on hold (Wally Lamb’s latest), this is the tag that was on the book. … Continue reading

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