Pickling Time and Chunking Kale


A distressed mother barges into a Rabbi’s study:

“Rabbi, my son has gone meshuge (crazy)!”

“Calm down, lady, have you taken him to a specialist? What makes you think that?”

“Specialist-shmeshalist! Who needs specialists? I am a mother, I know!”

“But, dear lady, what does he do?”

“Oy, Rabbi, he eats pigs and dances with girls!”

“Listen,” – says the Rabbi with a sigh, – “If it were the other way around, that is, if he were dancing with pigs and eating girls, you would have a cause to worry. As it is, he is young and is simply going through a stage.”

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Unfortunately, even the great Salvador Dali could not come up with a way of pickling time or preserving it in any other way. Therefore, we’ll have to listen to the Rabbi and do it “the other way around.” We’ll pickle kale, and we’ll let a…

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Want to know how to make over your blog?

Jean's Writing

Simple, change the font and change the look.

I wasn’t real happy with the look of my blog, so that’s what I’ve done, tried out different fonts. Like with my living room, which by the way drives my husband nuts I like to shift things around every now and again.

Think I’ve found some keepers, at least for now. Futura PT and FF Meta Serif. Let me know if you think the overall look is an improvement or not or you can’t tell or even if you don’t remember. LOL

My apologies if while I was shifting fonts around you were bombarded by flickers from my blog.

Hmm, does WordPress send out an update every time I change something on my page?

Yikes! I hope not, that could get annoying.

But, like y’all I want my blog to look the best it possibly can. How do you decide which fonts look best? Sometimes…

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How To Use The 5 Senses In Creative Writing

Rachel Poli

The 5 senses are something we all use in everyday life. We use them without realizing it, it just comes naturally to us.

When someone asks us to smell something, we know exactly how to use our nose. When someone tells us to feel something, we know how to touch and how to describe it.

Despite how easy it is to use our senses in real life, it’s sometimes difficult to show off our characters using their senses in our stories.

Sometimes it doesn’t quite fit right into the description and other times we forget to add those subtleties in.

How to use the 5 senses in creative writingWhy do we need to add the 5 senses into our writing?

Adding the senses to your writing allow your readers to be there with your characters. They’ll feel as though they’re part of the story. The details will be painted before them as it breathes life into your characters.

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