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Passing Knowledge Forward: Time Myth
Blogging / Passing Knowledge Forward / writing

Passing Knowledge Forward: Time Myth

Have you ever gleaned invaluable knowledge from someone (be it celebrity, influential person, entrepreneur, friend, family member, teacher etc.) that has enlightened you and changed your perspective on something? I have no doubt that everyone can put their hand up and say yes. Next question. Have you ever passed that knowledge forward? And, did you … Continue reading

4 Month Weigh-In
Blogging

4 Month Weigh-In

Back in August I wrote a post called Embracing 40 in spite of propaganda, in which I talked about turning 40 and mentioned my post-pregnancy-weight-struggle. Today I’m back with a 4 month progress report. To recap, I explained how the old exercises (walking/running/yoga/swimming/gym), that used to work, were not producing the desired results, and that … Continue reading

True Detective: A PBW’s argument against Affirmative Feminism 
writing

True Detective: A PBW’s argument against Affirmative Feminism 

Originally posted on Point Blank Woman:
The reason that feminists find True Detective unpalatable is because it is…and therein lies its brilliance; a refusal to entertain politically correct propaganda and an unequivocal adherence to a realistic portrayal of the ugly offspring of misogynism, patriarchy, violence and religion. True Detective Season 1: Opening Credits (HBO) YouTube Every now and…

Human Winter Song
Film / poetry

Human Winter Song

This selection of shadorma, haiku (first attempts for me), and freestyle poems were inspired by a movie I watched over the weekend, called The Frozen Ground. The film is based on a true story about the hunt for Alaska’s worst serial killer, Robert Hansen (Trailer clip at the end for anyone interested). I enjoy atmospheric films with … Continue reading

Why I Write
Blogging / poetry / writing

Why I Write

Nillu Stelter tagged me in a Why I Write post last week, and today’s post is my response. If you haven’t visited Nillu yet, then I encourage you to do so. In addition to being a wonderful human being, her writing is intelligent, insightful, soulful, and always tinged with beauty. Thank you, Nillu. Why I Write Writing … Continue reading

Guest Poet Roy Guzmán / poetry / writing

In Defense of Contaminated Poems (Guest Post)

Good morning/evening Poetry People. Before I introduce today’s guest, I ask that you please re-visit yesterday’s post – Introducing Hellen Masido – there was an issue with the links, but they are amended and working now. My sincere apologies, Hellen! Now, please welcome today’s guest, Roy Guzmán. You can find links to his work at the end … Continue reading