Tag Archives: laughter

The Dying Art of Punctuation

20 Jul

ReGi makes some very good points about punctuation. Punctuating it with images and video. 😉
She made me laugh…then go to YouTube to watch some of Victor Borge’s concerts.

This has eaten up my entire evening. Although, I don’t begrudge a moment of all this laughter. 🙂


Here is her absorbing post about not ignoring the comma, and please don’t leave off the period.

ReGi McClain

Love comma The noble comma. There is no more baffling character in the entire English language. In the world of homeschooling, there are whole units based solely upon the proper use of this tiny squiggle.

Sadly, the comma is being neglected by today’s society. Granted, anything that small which requires college courses to master is bound to eventually become, if not obsolete, widely ignored.

But, People, is it really necessary to consign periods to the same fate? They’re so simple. In the UK, they are quite sensibly referred to as full stops. All you must do to determine their place is to decide when you would have taken a breath if you were speaking. They take hardly any time or space, so even the verbose among us need not cast them aside.

In years past, punctuation was considered important in any form of writing, even informal letters. Since social media became the…

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Evergreen Lollypops and Pidgeon Soup

18 Jul


I have no idea what that means.

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I have done no work on my Secret WIP today.

What did I do?

  • I went swimming.
  • I ate lunch with some of my swim-mates (family members and our hostess).
  • My mom put a new wrap on my wrist (did a great job).
  • I was driven home.
  • I took a nap.
  • Talked with my husband for a while.
  • Fiddled around on Twitter.
  • Laughed my backside off over some stuff on Facebook.
  • Looked around at some how-to sights for Author Platforms and Instagram.
  • Ate a delicious dinner (cooked by my ever patient husband).
  • Talked with the roomie when he came home from work.
  • And now I am writing to you!

It has been a day filled with fun, family, sun, laughter and relaxing. Something that perhaps I needed more than another thousand words on the word count.

Good ol' vitamin D. Perks me right up. :)

Good ol’ vitamin D. Perks me right up. 🙂

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What do you do to recharge your mental and emotional batteries?

When’s the last time you took the time to do that?