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Checking Facts: In Life and Writing

After spending an afternoon with my mother, I came home with a baggie filled with sepia and black-and-white photographs. These were only a fraction of the photos we sorted through with my intended purpose. I needed to find a few photographs for my art journal, and I had decided to […]

Literally Writing

In my Monday post, I wrote about the definitions of literal and literally as they relate to communicating in conversation. Even as I wrote that post, I considered how figurative and metaphorical literature can be and how my own writing reflects my comparing and contrasting of life to objects and […]

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Five Stars Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann chronicles the fascinating, horrific true-life account about the mass killings of Osage Native Americans in Oklahoma during the 1920s. In an effort to assist in the corrupted investigation, the government brought in their own form of law enforcement commonly known […]

The Pioneers by David McCullough

Five Stars I absolutely loved The Pioneers by David McCullough. I listened to the Audible version, and the reader gave an engaging performance. I enjoyed learning about the westward expansion in the Ohio River Valley, a historical period I did not know much about before reading this book. McCullough does […]