I'm going to ask a favor.I've written before about an inspirational woman in Utah who was badly burned and disfigured in a small aircraft accident in 2008. I believe she was burned over 80 percent of her body.Recently, she began undergoing a series of skin grafts to rebuild her face and neck.She is . . .
The other day a girlfriend was admiring a miniature shrineto the Virgin Mary that hangs near my front door."If you want results," she said, "pray to Mary. She gets things done!""She's a woman," I replied.Fellow blogger and total inspiration Stephanie Nielsen is now inan eight to 10-hour surgery at . . .
We'd be crazy not to ride this strange torpedo to the end.Still mad that he didn't. . . .
Dorothy Parker was a member of a fascinating group of witty NYC writers, critics and actors that formed --organically-- as a practical joke, originally: The Algonquin Round Table. They correctly called themselves The Vicious Circle. Every day from 1919 to 1929, they met for lunch at the Algonquin . . .
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You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.----Dorothy Parker. My kind of writer. . . .
The truth is usually a lot weirder than anything you can make up. -Dr. Hunter S. Thompson . . .
It's no secret that I'm nuts for Hunter S. Thompson. I'm reading, savoring, really, a book called Conversations with Hunter S. Thompson. It's a surprisingly serious read.Hunter broke with his longtime editor, Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone magazine, because Jann closed his publishing company while . . .
I wonder how many people, like me, think of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson all the time? And feel his loss acutely?We don't see this kind of American original that often any more, although if you think about it, he was very in keeping with our nation's roots. We've always liked outlaws.Ahh, Hunter. Getting . . .