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Making the Words Flow

weekly blog hop to encourage writers to write often.

  • Blogging,  Making the Words Flow

    Pluto, Is it a Planet or a Piece of Star Dust?

      The hype is up on Pluto. Apparently they have found mountains on the surface of the tiny planet. I don’t know why they are so excited about the finding. Isn’t there a mountain range of some sort on our own moon. So, the planet must have some movement of it’s solid surface, whatever that may be.   I want to know why they changed the planet’s status from being a planet of our solar system like I had been taught in school back in the 70’s and 80’s.   Next they are going to tell us that there are inhabitants on the planet. Little stardust fairies are living underground…

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    Bird Feeder and Thirds

    This birdfeeder is the best. All the squirrels and chipmunks hate the thing since they haven’t once been able to rob it. The feeder was purchased at the Tractor Supply Store and was reasonably priced. It was a Christmas gift given to my DH. He loves it! When and if, a squirrel or chipmunk makes it to the perch, their weight causes the spring controlled cover to close making the food inaccessible. The roof, itself, keeps them at bay. Last year we used a conventional feeder. No matter what we did, we couldn’t stop those critters from taking all the seed. The older dog didn’t help matters. She won’t chase them. Apparently…

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    A Journey For All of Us

      Every one of us has a book within waiting to be written. With each of us is on his/her own journey. It’s only a matter of what you decide to make of it. Remember that last time your car broke down? Did you rant? Did you get angry and blame someone else? Did you take it out on someone else? That is the makings of drama. We writers use drama – aka conflict. The conflict in our stories. It is the glue that keeps us reading. Conflict is a reaction to a problem – big or small. When the reaction is in a big way – that creates drama,…