Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

It’s Getting Better All the Time

Photo by Isabella and Zsa Fischer (unsplash.com) Thought for the Week “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time. (Echo: It can’t get no worse.)” ~Getting Better Although the lyrics to the classic Beatles’ song … Continue reading

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Am I Frozen in Place?

The view from my office window last week. Thought for the Week I spent of a good deal of time admiring these icicles outside my office window last week, while accomplishing very little–although I did capture this lovely image. Plus … Continue reading

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The Wounds of a Friend

Thought for the Week “The wounds of a friend are faithful, but the kisses of an enemy are lies.” ~Proverbs 27:6 Is there someone who regularly disables your ego defense system, who knows the “unimproved” version of you and likes … Continue reading

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2020 at a Glance?

And While We’re on the Subject “It’s snowing still,” said Eeyore gloomily. “So it is.” “And freezing.” “Is it?” “Yes,” said Eeyore. “However,” he said, brightening up a little, “we haven’t had an earthquake lately.” ~A.A. Milne “2020…(the year) many … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant: An Easter-Inspired Tale

Originally posted on Classic Reads:
I wanted to share a story that surprised and touched me. I love Oscar Wilde’s writings, from “The Importance of Being Earnest” to “The Picture of Dorian Gray.” But did you know he wrote a…

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The Holidays are Upon Us!

“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” ~Dave Barry “I bought my brother some gift-wrap. I took it … Continue reading

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You-nique

I’ve started work on my new novel, Gone Girl on the Train with the Dragon Tattoo. This is a very personal story for me, and I deeply resent any suggestion that it is derivative of other works. Next they’ll be … Continue reading

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Have a Great Time, but Remember…

…not to panda to your worst impulses! “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And then try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” ~Ron White “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add … Continue reading

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Saturday the 14th

Saturday the 14th – Half-Off Sale – All Evil Must Go! “We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.” ~Oscar Wilde “Evil is not something superhuman, it’s something less than human.” ~Agatha Christie “We all … Continue reading

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