Tag Archives: Writing

Schedule Update

My faithful readers may have noticed that I have been blogging a little more frequently recently. I have been blogging every Friday since the beginning of 2017. I have deviated from the pattern for two reasons. I did a bunch … Continue reading

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Makeup for Mature Women

Recently I started watching a lot of makeup videos on YouTube. Prior to this I had not done much with YouTube. I had watched some music videos, some old television shows and some skating videos. I had decided after Trump’s … Continue reading

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Quarterly Report

Since it is the fourth month of the year I thought I would take stock of my stated goals to tweet at least once a day and to blog at least once a week. Tweeting has been going very well. … Continue reading

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200 and Counting

The post I did last week on the Women’s March was my two hundredth  on this WordPress blog. It was my 238th post if you count the thirty-eight I did  when I had a website hosted by Network solutions which … Continue reading

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Social Media

I have wanted to write a a post comparing Twitter and Facebook for a long time. I have been on Twitter for a longer period of time than I have been on Facebook. I have felt from the beginning that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners by Laura Claridge

In the interest of full disclosure, I read this book because an agent suggested it as a way to help with Dames, Dishes, and Degrees. Having finished the book, I think I understand what the agent was getting at, but … Continue reading

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First Week of VB6

We have completed a week of vegan dinners as part of our plan to follow Mark Bittman’s VB6. I basically used his lunch recipes from the book and made those for dinner. Out of seven nights we had salads as … Continue reading

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Bourbon and Wine

As I have said, one reason I was in Paris and London was to give a paper at the Alcohol Drugs History Conference, Under Control? My paper was “Creating Bourbon: Distillers and the federal government 1862-1963.” I was part of … Continue reading

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Down and out in Paris and London

As you may be able to tell from my previous two posts I found being in London easier than being in Paris. Part of it was the language, of course, but there were other reasons as well. There was less … Continue reading

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Book Review: Just Kids

Just Kids by Patti Smith is a memoir about her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe, the photographer.  They lived together in New York City from 1967 – 1972. Their real experiences occurred during the same time frame as the fictional characters … Continue reading

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