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Writing

Here’s how NOT to do what I did

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I had blinders on. I didn’t get the memo.

I’m just going to throw this one out there.

Sometimes you have to learn about the tools you are given the hard way. When Medium says, connect your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc., accounts, they’re not kidding.

If you post your article outside of Medium — using the article’s long URL…

I should have listened to my gut in the first place

Image by author — note folded stainless steel cart on top of pile

Yesterday I was suddenly inspired to move some furniture around.

I even consolidated some items that made it possible for me to throw out a stainless steel cart (dubbed the animal dissection table by a friend) that I initially purchased to hold a gourmet gas grill — but was now…

Publishing and Writing

Happy Birthday Illumination!

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It’s not what you think.

There’s a word that begins with the letter P that rules them all.

It’s not Please.

It’s not Peace.

It’s not Patience.

It’s not Progress.

It’s not even Possibility.

It’s definitely not Power.

It’s Publish.

There is no greater Power than that of the mighty pen. Our freedom of expression can be…

Politics

One does his job, the other used to play one on TV

President Biden: By The White House from Washington, DC — V011013DL-0556, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24903444; President Trump: By Shealah Craighead — White House, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63768460

“I promise you, the day will come when the memory of the loved one you lost will bring a smile to your lips before a tear to your eye. It will come, I promise you.” — Joe Biden

Last week, while I watched President Biden solemnly and appropriately mark the…

Jennifer Friebely

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