Category Archives: Philosophical

Now where I’d put that darned modifier . . . ?

“She stood in the yard on her head.” That was the sentence that popped into my own head the other day as I was walking the dogs. Misplaced modifier and all. I actually like the occasional misplaced modifier. They make … Continue reading

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These are the days we will remember

I’m sure you’ve noticed my absence. You’ve probably been checking my web site daily asking, “where’s Linda . . . where’s Linda?” I could almost hear your teeth gnashing with worry. And I’m sorry I haven’t been here for you. … Continue reading

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Echo of the Empty Nest

I know, I know . . . I’m supposed to be writing about writing. Or writing about reading. And I’m supposed to be writing about some sort of FAVORITE thing (this being Favorite Friday and all). And although I did … Continue reading

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Today’s Friday Saturday Favorite: first manuscript = first love

I realized it yesterday as I was chasing dust bunnies around the house (with a vacuum–thank you very much). I got to thinking about my first manuscript, and how it’s gathering its own kind of dust, languishing there between my … Continue reading

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