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To survive, you must tell stories.
    —    Umberto Eco
[There is a saying that you “live” as long as you are remembered.  I wonder if blogging counts?    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2015 Stretched Today?
2014 Outta Here
2013 Getting Words Right
2012 There’s A New Dog In Town
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
2011 A Conservative Is…

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This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done.  It’s that easy, and that hard.
   —    Neil Gaiman
 [Found at one of the blogs I follow:  http://writersfield.wordpress.com/
The specific post is: http://writersfield.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/13-reasons-to-start-or-keep-on-writing/
     —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2012 Lessons For My Son
2011 Reaching The Right Audience
2010 Christmas Trees and Profession of Faith

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And to you, dear WordPress land, keep writing your truths.  Because it has to count.  It has to mean something that we reach more people with our own sense of humanity, vulnerability, power and compassion.  Because here, I think, the world is starting to make sense on ‘paper’.
Found on one of the blogs I follow: http://thebambooprinciple.wordpress.com
The specific post is: http://thebambooprinciple.wordpress.com/2013/08/10/on-paper-dear-wordpress/
[Well, virtually, if not on ‘paper’.    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2012 The Victor
2011 Forging Away At My Deadlines
2010 Try This With Your Shoes…

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Definition of rock journalism:  People who can’t write, doing interviews with people who can’t think, in order to prepare articles for people who can’t read.
    —    Frank Zappa
[I sometimes wonder if there might not be an internet (blogging) corollary to this observation.  Myself, included.    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2012 Working Retired
2011 The Web Is Not Authoritative! (Really?)

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First have something to say, second say it, third stop when you have said it, and finally give it an accurate title.
  —   John Shaw Billings
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