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Hamburger Pie

Day 10 – Writing 101: Today we write about a childhood favorite meal – in our own distinctive voice. Okay then. The question is, what is my distinctive voice? 579 more words

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Three In A Park

Day 9 of Writing 101: Write about a man and woman walking in a park. They meet an old lady knitting a red sweater and the man cries. 2,223 more words

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Culture: It's Broken

Yesterday I spent a lot of time debating with certain individuals on the definition of harassment.  If this sounds incredibly stupid, it mostly was, but I wanted to learn from the other side why it’s so damn difficult to not bother women on social media (or at all). 639 more words

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What Old English and Old Norse Poetry Has Taught Me About Human Nature

The more things change, the more things stay the same.

You can learn a lot about a culture by its art, and for the last two years, while working on my Master’s degree, I’ve been reading a lot of literature by the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings.   518 more words

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The Adverbs are coming! The Adverbs are coming!

Day 8 of Writing 101: Write avoiding Adverbs. I am to visit a cafe, park, or another public place and write about it without using adverbs. 258 more words

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The Battle In The Valley Of Froot Salaad

Day 7 of Writing 101: Write about Contrast. Make it a dialogue. Let’s see how we do this. Below is something silly, something written very quickly, and is full of puns. 773 more words

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Queen Penelope of the Crystal Valley

Day 6 in Writing 101: A study in Character. I am to write about someone who has entered my life recently. This was a very difficult task for me, because there were far too many great people to choose from lately. 443 more words

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