GOOD BYE, ADIEU, Auf WIEDERSEHEN, a DEMAIN….

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Well, this is it.   I guess this is “The Ultimate Word” in that this is the last posting in “The Penultimate Word” series.  As of today, this blog will cease publication.  Oh, I will leave it on the internet in case you may want to go back to previous postings.  But there will be no […]

BLOG TO END ON FRIDAY, APRIL 29.

Next Friday, April 29, will be the 2,000 posting of THE PENULTIMATE WORD. It will also be the last of the postings. (That means that the Thursday, April 28th, will be the penultimate posting!!) It is time to move to another form of social media that continues my writing, but is different in scope.  I […]

I removed the April 4 posting for repair. There was a serious error. Stay tuned.

PURPLE: an alternate definition to a color

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  I was reading the latest copy of The New Yorker magazine in which the short stories (“Fiction”) are a real treat each week.  This week’s entry, by author Ian McEwen, is called “My Purple Novel.”  It is a really good short story about [spoiler]  a fictional author who steals a story and writes a […]

UXORIAL: related to the position of wife

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When I started this posting I didn’t stop to think about the dangerous territory into which I was inserting myself.   It began to become clear when I tried to find a photo to use to illustrate this posting. I found all kinds of seedy, almost pornographic photos of women. I found negative, misogynistic photos. I […]

NEW: something fresh and never seen before

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“HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!” So, is it really new, or is it, like Groundhog Day, just the same thing recycled over and over again? Will 2016 be a grand awakening of something unique, a world like we’ve never seen before?  Or will it be more of the same…violence, hatred, racism, prejudice, crime, stupid, embarrassing, disappointing?    That’s […]