Monthly Archives: March 2017

Similes

Seems like I  can’t resist posting this every couple years. No idea where it came from. Eight or nine years old, at least. Each year, English teachers submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors (similes?) found in high school essays. … Continue reading

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Carl Hiaasen

It’s the birthday of American crime novelist and journalist Carl Hiaasen (1953), best known for novels like Tourist Season (1986), Strip Tease (1993), and Sick Puppy (2000), which feature Floridian eco-warriors, corrupt politicians, and shady ladies. About his cavalcade of … Continue reading

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Dan Rather Writes

   Just Posted DEVASTATING Warning About Trump, “We Have An Administration In Free Fall” Written by Truth Examiner (4 days ago) Rather writes: At some points words fail, or they are starting to fail me. We have an Administration in … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama

Taken From Writer’s Almanac: On this day in 1959, 300,000 Tibetans surrounded the Dalai Lama’s palace in an uprising to protest China’s nearly decade-long occupation. The Dalai Lama had been invited by China to attend a theatrical performance in Beijing, … Continue reading

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Telegram From Ellie

OMG! I did it again!

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