Typhoon and a Lovable Old Dog

For three days we received just the outer bands of rain from typhoon Goni. Not the worst I have seen. Nothing major went down here, no serious flooding. The wind ripped off a few poorly secured roofs, that's about it. There is still more to come. It's typhoon season. Good writers write wonderfully constructed sentences... Continue Reading →

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The Perfect Rain and Revision

I couldn't ask for a better tropical night. I woke up to a solar blast morning, but by mid afternoon we were blessed with an overcast sky and a light rain. Rain and clouds just enough to temper the heat of the concrete streets and cool the air, but not leave everything a sloppy mess.... Continue Reading →

Exploiting God

Recently I read an article (which I won’t cite or reference at this time because it is unimportant), about preachers and religious organizations turning a profit by preaching God’s word, so to speak. Using the Bible and their congregations as a scheme to get rich and fool people into giving them money. This article viewed... Continue Reading →

Miracles

Coming to the close of another day. It was a sweltering one, but we don't get too many cool ones. Unless its raining. I was thinking about miracles. So many books written on the subject. How you can make them happen and whatnot. There is a power in positive thinking and one-mindedness and I do... Continue Reading →

Philippine night

The sun tucks in early here. I was just sitting on the porch, flipping through some things in my mind. It's a sticky, soggy Philippine night. We are at the time of the year when it rains everyday and everything stays wet, including my feet. I hate that. The Filipinos don't seem to mind it so... Continue Reading →

I MADE IT THIS FAR..

THE NOVELLA Longer than a short story, but shorter than a regular length novel. Most writers have very little success with Novellas. They are too long for magazines and too short for conventional publishing. Literary agents usually won't even touch them. So why would I write them? Because I love Novellas. There have been many... Continue Reading →

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