Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

I’ve returned from Vivacation in the beautiful remote north woods of Minnesota where the loons are on the lake, loons can be heard, and Internet connectivity is scarce, sparse, or both. It’s truly lovely. (Well, once you get acclimated.  In my opinion, loons sound like the start of a horror movie; I’m always sure Bigfoot …

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For all of the references to George Orwell’s 1984 predicting the age of Newspeak, government control, war is peace, etc. the pundits forgot to remind us that Orwell captured the essence of blogging: “It was curious that he seemed to not merely to have lost the power of expressing himself, but even to have forgotten …

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The definition of a paradox (noun): “a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities.” And so we are mesmerized considering the paradox inherent in a skin tattoo. Although you should love a tattoo design and consider its placement carefully before you get inked — it is part of you for the rest …

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