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I Can’t Seem To Finish

I started reading a book last week only to stop somewhere halfway through and leave it on my desk. Every time I take it in my hands to continue reading I drop it back on the desk. Strange enough, it … Continue reading

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Thank You Kurt Vonnegut!

For the last two days I have been quoting politicians and journalists hoping that my readers will familiarize themselves with the facts concerning that dark era in our history, the Armenian Genocide. For all of you who read my posts … Continue reading

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We Can Never Forget!

Last night while watching the news on television I noticed how the media’s perspective has changed about the Armenian Genocide. For a hundred years the media referred to the genocide as “mass killings” and now they are not shy of … Continue reading

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“The Parallel To Auschwitz”

In some of my previous blogs, I mentioned that I have stopped writing about the latest atrocities committed against innocent civilians in different parts of the world. As I have stopped to watch, listen to, or talk about politics and … Continue reading

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How Reliable Are They?

Helen Hanson said: “Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll.”  Have you seen the movie ‘The Muse’ directed by Albert Brooks, and starring Albert Brooks and Sharon Stone? It … Continue reading

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Until You Learn How To Do It!

“How do you become a writer?”  “You write.” Many a time we are told by our writing coaches, professors and other more experienced writers to write from the imagination, to write from inside, to write what we know. For our … Continue reading

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It Might Have Been

“Of all the sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’” Those words were written in the 1800s by John Greenleaf Whittier. Those words form my mantra right now. I try to find a … Continue reading

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