Category: writing

A Comment On Commentary

     Back in the heyday of blogging, everyone and his halfwit Uncle Herman had a blog. There were, at peak, over 50 million such sites. Most, of course, were of no broad consequence: little was posted there, and most of that was worthless. However, they gave their “proprietors” a sense that they could be listened …

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On Writing As An Avocation

     avocation n: something a person does in addition to a principal occupation, especially for pleasure; hobby: “The doctor’s avocation is painting.”      Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of…but do it in private and wash your hands afterward. – Robert A. Heinlein      I retired from engineering in 2015, which freed me …

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