Monthly Archives: December 2019

“I Am Not Your Enemy”

In my rush to read fifty books in 2019, about an hour ago I turned the last page of “Life Undercover. Coming of Age in the CIA” by Amaryllis Fox. Fox, 38, asks in the NYTimes article above, “Is our … Continue reading

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Gone Are Normal Republicans

Trumpism is a cult. Many of his supporters, especially Republican U.S. House members, no longer believe in a balanced budget. They no longer care about what used to be one of their major talking points, reducing the deficit, which is … Continue reading

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Spunky Writing Hints

You asked. I listened. Here’s my latest blog post, Spunky Writing Hints, a new category. PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR AUDIENCE. What do you most want them to get from this writing? Practice saying it in one sentence: “This is the … Continue reading

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