Ciao, amici! I have to apologize for the links this week. My computer is broken and in the shop for repairs. (I don't want to talk about it.) Consequently, collecting links and assembling posts has been a challenge. Hopefully, I'll have it back next week. But they're saying 7-10 days, so I'm not optimistic. Anyway, this... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! For those of you who don't know, I'm Roman Catholic. While the calendar year is winding down, the Church year has just begun. We are now in the season of Advent, which is a time of preparation. Don't worry; this isn't going to be a religious post. But I think all writers bring parts... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! This is Thanksgiving week here in the United States, and as you're reading this, I'm either preparing or lying in bed thinking about everything I have to do. Or maybe I'm finally sleeping, exhausted with all that's going on. But I don't mind at all. My family will all be together for the... Continue Reading →
"Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day." How nice to know there are people who can look past inconveniences to see the beauty in the world.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. (John F. Kennedy)
Stephen King on long novels: Reading a good long novel is in many ways like having a long and satisfying affair.
Ciao, amici! Weekends are family time for me and I'm having trouble balancing my time with them while keeping up with your comments. I want to give you the time you deserve, so posting during the week makes more sense. Friday posts cost me the ability to add Friday and weekend links. So I decided... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! Can you believe we're just two and a half weeks from Halloween? I feel like we just celebrated New Year's Day. I guess as we grow older, time really does pass faster. I need to make more time to enjoy it. This week, though, was work-heavy. A lot of editing, a lot of... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! I hope you had a wonderful week. Mine was a bit of a chore---more editing than writing, and the documents needed a lot of attention. I usually like to split my time between creative work and analytical work, but it was pretty much all analysis this week. But that's okay. I have more... Continue Reading →