Monthly Archives: November 2012

DP photo challenge: reflections

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

a postscript

to my last post, which was just a reprint of a piece I wrote for $8: I got a little note from my editor about “toning down my opinions” in future pieces, but still they took it, and it’s going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DP challenge: this is an actual piece I submitted

to this joke of a contracting job which I guess will be ending soon. My assignment was write how to Choose the Best College for Your Major in 10  steps. Here’s what I came up with: Picking a college major … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

DP challenge: open the nearest book to page 82, pick a sentence and work it into your post

“Now and then she craned her neck to look at the screen, but most of the time she just sat quiet, listening to the voices and the music.” -John Cheever, The Sutton Place Story So now, I’ll have to work … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

DPchallenge, photo: inspiration

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

giving thanks

I think I’ve written a variation on this post ten or more times now, but there’s always something else to be thankful for.  And, it is harvest time, feast time, and in the U.S., Thanksgiving.  I am thankful for many … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DP photo challenge: green

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

After standing over the pit and burning old papers for an hour, I still have a huge pile of papers to burn.  Moving to the RV and the RV park: constantly letting things go, anything unnecessary.  Most of the time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

came across this story

about a Rockaway Park, Queens nursing home and hurricane Sandy, in the course of a contracting job. I find it very upsetting, but want to circulate it; I think about my both my grandmothers, who spent a (mercifully) brief time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

(DPchallenge) photo post : renewal

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment