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Writing Skills

What is Writing? An Introduction. Five primary reasons to write. Seven essentials to writing well.

What is Ghostwriting? Basic Concepts. Ghostwriting presents the ideas of an author in the words of a stand-in writer.

What is Editing? Polishing Your Writing. Editing prepares a work for publication by checking for accuracy, completeness, consistency, word choice, writing style and spelling errors.

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USS Montpelier CL-57 Project

USS Montpelier midship view icon. Designated as CL-57.USS Montpelier CL-57 Project. Historical documents of the USS Montpelier (CL-57) a Cleveland Class Cruiser..

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Tomahawk and Pennsylvania Long Rifle icon.What the Framers of the U.S. Constitution Knew About Assault Rifles. Pennsylvania Longrifles served as terrible assault weapons during the American Revolution, said the British.

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Natural World

Clymene Moth icon.Looks like a Space Shuttle, Flies like a Moth. At stairway running speeds, it looks like a miniature, totally-pimped-out, late-great NASA Space Shuttle.

wily squirrel heading head-first down a treeWily Squirrel Assaults Bird Feeders for Sunflower Seed Plunder. At least we wanted to feed the birds.

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book cover of catcher was a spy.The Catcher Was a Spy. The United states entered World War II about the time his MLB career began fizzling out. So Moe turned to espionage.

Abracadabra Kid: a Writer's Life book cover icon.The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life. Although the details of his life are interesting, even better are his guidelines for writing to engage your audience with interesting tales.

Forgiving and Reconciling book cover icon.Forgiving and Reconciling: Bridges to Wholeness and Hope. The why and how of forgiving, from an author whose mother was murdered.

Joe Rochefort's War Life book cover icon.Joe Rochefort's War. A maverick codebreaker, Rochefort motivates his team to relentless pursuit of interpreting the coded messages of the Imperial Navy.

Railway Man book cover icon. Just the text.Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness. Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness tells of Lomax's seizure by the Japanese in 1942 and how he copes as a prisoner of war and in later years.

Songs of Willow Frost book cover icon.Songs of Willow Frost Book Review. Another absorbing history-based, fictional story set in Seattle from the author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.

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Exhibitions and Museums

Mustangs running in the rain. Icon sized photo.Mustangs of Las Colinas in Rain. Beautiful horse sculptures you can touch. Visit them in the rain.

Documenting China iconDocumenting China: Contemporary Photography and Social Change. This photographic exhibition documents social change in China. This is a past event.

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Film Reviews

310 to Yuma film icon3:10 to Yuma - Double-Dealing Money Mongers. When Pinkerton promises him a ranch-saving $200 upon success, Dan Evans agrees to ride guard. After all, Dan is a sharpshooter.

emperor-the-movie-iconEmperor - the Movie. Emperor presents an historical fiction account of Douglas MacArthur and General Bonner Fellers working to save the Emperor of Japan from war crimes prosecution.

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Single Along with the Beatles: 1964 Tribute-Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Sing along with The Beatles. This is what the audience of 9,000 plus fans feel like they are doing on at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver (Morrison), Colorado.

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Richardson Texas

Richardson Height Park vintage rocket iconRenewed Heights Parks Serves As Neighborhood Magnet. Fortunately for this neighborhood, the long-neglected park has been reinvented.

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Short Bits

V from V for Vendetta icon.Bonfire Night for Politically Weary People. The core conspirators planned to rent a basement warehouse below the House of Lords, bring in barrels of gunpowder…

Grandpa Joe iconMy Hair Is Getting Darker. It's the same, she said. Your eyes are getting dimmer.

Nice street vendor woman in VietnamPickpockets in Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. Some awareness of predators feeding on travelers is probably advisable, but maybe mostly at home.

stylized airplane and winking person iconTSA Guards Winking at You. Accept the full-body scan and enjoy your trip. Safely.

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