Wednesday on Writing: Evolving Language

A debate often comes up in writing discussions about the way the American English language is changing, and is it a good or bad thing. A lot of people tend to get defensive about additions, deletions, and changes in usage that seem to keep coming up every year. New words are added to dictionaries, old … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: Evolving Language

Wednesday Wanderings: Book Barn in PA, Diagramming Sentences, Live Longer with Alcohol and Coffee, and If HAL Were Alexa

A book lover's dream! A five story barn in PA that has an impressive collection of old books and more (and kitties!): Book Barn Do you know how to diagram a sentence? It's a fading art that paints a picture of language: Diagramming Sentences Alcohol and coffee can increase your longevity. In moderation, of course: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Book Barn in PA, Diagramming Sentences, Live Longer with Alcohol and Coffee, and If HAL Were Alexa

Monday Musings: I (Almost) Wish My Friends Would Stop Recommending Books To Me

Not all of them, of course. There are those I trust to tell me about books that I not only might enjoy, but that will also be readable. Not because I already have too many books to read. Impossible. I have decided that I cannot die until I read all the books on my tbr … Continue reading Monday Musings: I (Almost) Wish My Friends Would Stop Recommending Books To Me