Writing 4.2 – Writest and Wrongest

Do you know the difference between farther and further? Between like and such as? Do you know the differences with ’til and till and until? Do you know what’s wrong with telling me your character “lied”? If not, have a seat. You’ve got some learning to do.


Apparently, Yet, Still Even More One-Minute Book Reviews

I read, therefore, I have opinions. Some good, some not so good. Here are five more books I’ve read recently and my condensed reactions to them. If you’d like my complete reaction, you’re probably not going to get it unless you corner me at The Treehouse, a coffee shop in Audubon, one of these Sunday afternoons.

Lincoln, probably when still alive

Documents Confirm: Lincoln Would Have Been Dead By Now Anyway

(Baltimore, MD) – After a careful examination of Presidential documents and records found in the archives of the Library of Congress as well as the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Illinois, Dr. Howard McGee of Johns Hopkins University has proven definitively that had Lincoln not been shot, he would have been dead by now anyway.

Jolie removes daughter's teeth

Jolie Removes Child’s Teeth to Prevent Future Cavities

(Los Angeles) – Following her recent surgeries to stave off the potential for breast and ovarian cancer, Angelina Jolie has now taken preventative measures with her children. Starting with 8-year old daughter Shiloh, born in Namibia, Jolie has ordered the child’s teeth removed to stop any chance of the her ever having cavities.

Louie Gohmert

GOP Bill to Rename Indian Ocean Passes House

(Washington, DC)  “We know we’re close,” said Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX).  “It all hinges upon how many of those stubborn Injuns are willing to move there.”  In a stunning move, the House passed HB – 1098 by a narrow margin, only 210 to 208 with 14 not voting.  The bill, introduced by Gohmert and supported…