Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

I love the name ‘Viva Escritora.’ A live writer. A lively scribbler. And then things get tricky.  While writing looks like banging out letters at a keyboard or picking up a pen and scribbling away on paper, it is the thinking behind the typing, behind the scribbles which is where the word ‘writer’ gains gravitas. …

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Prescedense: an elected chief of state lacking intelligence or common sense whose subsequent actions lower the bar for the standard of comportment¹ expected of the office of President of the United States (POTUS). Prescedensy: the office of Prescedense. Some word play is order for this, the angriest of TGIFs and I wish it was more …

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Yesterday, Diageo announced they are purchasing Casamigos tequila brand for $700 million up front with the potential for an additional $300 million based on the tequila’s performance over 10 years.  Wowza! That’s a lot of wim-wams¹ for some might-tee fine liquor. And snap!  George Clooney is one of the co-founders of Casamigos. He will gain many …

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tl;dr? Hillbilly Elegy, read it; Born Rich, watch it. One documents hopelessness; the other documents no need for hope. Come to your own conclusions. These are mine. Hillbilly Elegy, a memoir by J.D. Vance Hillbilly Elegy is a memoir of growing up in poverty in the hill country of Kentucky:Ohio.  J.D. Vance escapes to a different …

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Today I read that NASA received permission to look for extraterrestials in the 2017 NASA Authorization Act. And to that I say, JUST STOP, DON’T DO IT NASA!  Right now humans need to be stealthy, quiet, mind our own business and deal with our own problems in our little corner of the galaxy. We are …

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