Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Logic only gives man what he needs…magic gives him what he wants.” Tom Robbins

“Maldene” by Mark Anthony Tierno is a world of magic and ancient secrets. The book is featured in a virtual book club for the month of December. Mark is compared to J.K. Rowling and his book is a magical world … Continue reading

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The Write Spice

The holiday season has arrived.  When the leaves begin changing, thoughts start turning to the anticipated delicacies to be prepared for the onslaught of friends and relatives arriving from near and far.  Then the tough decisions begin. What spices to … Continue reading

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss

Reading is described as a complex interaction between the text and the reader, which is shaped by the reader’s prior knowledge, experiences, attitude, and language community, which is culturally and socially situated. The reading process requires continuous practices, development, and … Continue reading

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Today is the day that an excuse like, “It’s Sunday,” works.

How many times do you just sit back and just unwind? Do you know how? According to the Mayo Clinic relaxation reduces stress, which decreases negative effects on your mind and body. Relaxation techniques can help you cope with everyday stress … Continue reading

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A list of things people do very efficiently, which don’t need to be done at all…

Reading through the first five directions on mapquest when you’re leaving from your home address. Listening to the worst pickup line ever, “Get in the van.” Learning cursive Making bad decisions Staring Looking for ‘wasting time’ ideas…. Okay – maybe … Continue reading

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Developing a business often leads down the trail of fears. Fear: noun, an orgy of intellectual second-guessing.

You put a lot out there when you choose to develop your own ‘anything.’ It doesn’t matter if you’re an artist, party planner, writer, politician, or doctor. You put your heart and soul into what you do. Personality may allow … Continue reading

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“Get it down before it gets away.” Neil Peart

How many times have you had a great idea and then let it pass into the ozone because you didn’t write it down?  With busy schedules, social networking, instant messaging, caller ID, TeVo and every other type of imaginable communication … Continue reading

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