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Moon and Sun.

  These are random photos I shot of the moon and sunrises and sunsets. Sunrises with stillness. A fiery glow expands beneath bone-white clouds. Lakes, pools, and puddles become mirrors of the sun’s charming morning light. Earthly smells- soil, flowers and grass release their rejuvenating scents to drift by the noses of those fortunate to […]
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A Collage of Nature.

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The Reverse Outline and the TEA Formula.

In a previous post, I explained the thesis statement; in this post, I want to shed some light on the reverse outline and the TEA formula. TheĀ Reverse OutlineĀ is done after a draft is written and highlights the main ideas in the draft. This outline method is to make it easier for you to focus on […]
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The Thesis Statement.

  The thesis statement is intimidating…at least at first. No, it is still intimidating, but can be a great ally. I want to shed some light on writing the thesis statement and some methods that helped me in understanding what this tool is all about. The thesis statement is different depending on the type of […]
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People Share Tragedy.

“You Suffer, I suffer”(Nhat Hanh). I have returned to the wise words of Thich Nhat Hanh recently, needing to be reminded and inspired about the importance of being apart of something larger than myself and connected to the world as a whole. People have different ways of finding their space and creating their sanctuaries; some […]
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A Moveable Feast: A Writer’s Perspective.

It’s the 1920s; as America roared with jazz, Paris, France was gifted with painters, sculptors, composers, and writers, such as Ernest Hemingway, who wrote his memoir, A Moveable Feast, published forty-four years later. I recently read Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast and found it to be a very enlightening experience, as a writer and a […]
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Red Dead Redemption 2: Abandonment. SPOILERS.

Beware, SPOILERS Below. “Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been ruined by their money or killed by their courage” ~ Aristotle Red Dead Redemption 2 is set during the end of the Western era, 1899. The frontier is disappearing as railroads and cities are being developed over […]
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Search for Similarity?

One may try to create a utopia, where he/she is surrounded by similarity, to create infinite happiness – everyone agrees and share the same ideas, there is no arguing. However, disregarding that differences exist in one another could create an artificial happiness that may be temporary. Philosopher Theodore W Adorno said, “Love is the power […]
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Reading Should Not Lose Its Magic.

When reading is enjoyable more information can be obtained from it; as a result, the reader is rewarded from the experience. I have noticed through teaching that students need to like what they read to get more out of it; I can relate. The word “relate” is key, because when a reader – kid or […]
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Keep up the Good Fight.

It is essential people to stay informed and fight for social rights everyday – fighting bigotry, discrimination, and oppression; this is the only way for society to grow and not remain stagnant and even more divided. I care because people who are close to me have to face bigotry daily, and individuals shouldn’t be treated […]
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