Category Archives: Just my Opinion

Current events, politics, whatever sets me off.

Cattle – Everything I know about getting along with people – I learned from the cows

  I was a seventeen-year-old town girl when my husband moved us to the farm and tried to teach me how to take care of our new cattle herd. He was working in town and gone long hours. Since I … Continue reading

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What wonders will our future hold?

A clipping from an old newspaper started me thinking. . . From the Fulton Telegraph, April 24, 1874 A marvelous century. A hundred years ago there were no railroads, steamboats, telegraph lines, gas-burners, furnaces, sewing machines, photographs, friction matches, revolvers, … Continue reading

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Last Chance

Marketers use the term last chance to motivate procrastinators to get moving. They warn us it’s our last chance to buy whatever it is they are selling. We are bombarded with the phrase in online ads, TV commercials, and by … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence

Susan Albers promises to unlock the weight-loss power of emotional intelligence.  Great!  Another diet book, just what we need, right? That’s what I thought at first. If reading diet books would make you thin, I would be wearing a size … Continue reading

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Under the Dome???? NOT!

Just watched “Under the dome” on CBS. SO disappointed. It is nothing at all like the Stephen King book – nothing.   Barbie, the main character has been transformed from a ex-army short order cook wanderer to some kind of … Continue reading

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A is for Agents

Agents are real people. Just like you and me. I’ve always known that intellectually, but not with my gut.  For years, agents were unapproachable far away giants who guarded the gateway to my dreams. I discovered the truth at a … Continue reading

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Why a Conference? The Conversation!

I just came back from the Ozark Creative Writer’s Conference in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  This conference always feels like a family reunion to those of us who keep coming back year after year.  I’ve been to bigger conferences with bigger … Continue reading

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What’s your opinion of the occupy Wall Street movement?

I’m glad the Daily Post asked this question because the Occupy Wall Street Movement has been on my mind.  It seems to be getting bigger and there are variations all over the world.  It reminds me so much of the … Continue reading

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What’s More Important: Electricity or the Internet?

From the WordPress post-a-day challenge: As a specific topic to write about: How would you compare the importance of electricity with the invention of the internet? or the cell phone? Can this kind of comparison be made? If you had … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in the Death Penalty?

The title to this post is the writing prompt suggested by post-a-day. I think I would have to say yes. I know many of my closest friends would not agree with me, and  have strong feelings about what they call … Continue reading

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