so you want to write a novel…

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Margaret Atwood’s contribution to the 2005 Canadian edition of The Book of Lists, is titled, Margaret Atwood’s 10 Annoying Things to say to Writers, each entry having an a) What to say and a b) What the writer hears. # 5 Reads: a)”I’m going to write a book too, when I can find the time.”b)What you do is trivial, and …

Quote of the Day!!!!

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“We are committed to offering all women the choice of how and where they give birth.” – Department of Health in the UK Beautiful! From a BBC News article dated May 15, 2006 … Women will be given every encouragement to give birth at home if that is their preferred option. The Department of Health says it wants to end …

the best things in life are…

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Or so went the 1927 tune from the DeSylva, Brown and Henderson musical, Good News. I can remember being a kid and watching my brother fill out over 100 index cards for a “chance to win”…something (I can’t even remember what the big prize was) in a contest sponsored by Coke. As a five-year-old, witnessing his dedication and hopefulness was …