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We’ve always Dung it this way

Ever have a disaster with a bank, credit card company, or the ‘trustee’ of your retirement account? Ever have the same disaster, for three weeks with the company that was all three? Ever have your credit drop 100 points because of a screw up that you had no control over?

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I just went through this. All my money was in ‘limbo,’ with no ability to write checks, pay bills, and previous checks were bouncing. Nothing formal like a ‘hold,’ or ‘pending xxx.’ I’ve cleared it up by forcing, yes, forcing, a Federal Reserve wire transfer of everything to a commercial bank that at least is up to date, for the previous decade.

All this reminds me of an old parable, offered here below.

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Offend in #facebook and #twitter

Offend in #facebook and #twitter

In communications theory, a noisy channel never is as bad as a scrambled message. It is your fault if someone get confused or offended because of your incomprehensible postings. Specifically, check out this infographic on making your #email comprehensible.  I would add: BEFORE you … Click for more …

#music for #amwriting

#music for #amwriting

I missed Lana Del Rey @LanaDelRey at this weekend’s Austin #SXSW.  I was at @WritersLeague workshop. Great music for #amwriting, #amediting my #novel #matryoschka.com Unfortunately, her availability is hampered by #Apple #iTunes. I can’t find it in better outlets. Playlist on Spotify. One piece of advice. Concentration and … Click for more …

How #niggardly of you.

How #niggardly of you. (aka, words don’t mean what you want them to mean. Get a dictionary. click for definition.)gg628482321
One of the joys of writing the #Matryoschka Heritage novels is finding the exact word for the situation, motive, and character. Some words arrive full throttle, such as affect and effect, and take over. They both can be nouns or verbs, to the confusion of many a wannabe grammar Nazi and at least three grammar programs I’ve paid to use.

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