Please be Ridiculous!

“I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.’” Voltaire (1694 to 1778) Voltaire, pseudonym of François-Marie Arouet, was one of the greatest of all French writers. Although only a few of his works are still read, he continues to be held in worldwide repute… Read More

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Ends the Same Way…

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899 to 1961) An American novelist and short-story writer who served in World War I (in 1918 as an ambulance driver in the Italian Army) and… Read More

Lacustrine Depressions: I Hear They Make An Excellent View!

“Did writing this book make other writing seem overly complex? It definitely made me notice more when I came across complicated words. I read a paper recently about surveying a moon from an orbiter and it said they detected a number of lacustrine depressions. I lloked it up and it means lake-like. So what they… Read More