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6 Tips to Make Your Writing Sing

  You simply sit down at the typewriter, open your veins, and bleed.” —  Sports writer Red Smith The only people who think writing is easy are those who have never tried it. And people who think all writers are rich mustn’t know any writers. So why do people do it? Because they have no…

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INCONGRUENT: Reflection of my inner journey

Welcome to my blog, Ground One!  Ground Zero :  Function:  noun; Date:  1946 ~ 1: the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs; 2: the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change; 3: the very beginning . Ground One:  Function: verb; Date: 2008 ~ 1: to create a new beginning from…

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Scrooge comments on 2012

Last week, I dreamed the strangest dream, which might benefit you. I wonder now, what was dream and what was real. I’ve conveyed it to you here, as scrupulously as possible, so most is provided in transcript.  If you’re wondering if the people speaking are characters from Dickens, I’d say yes, you are correct.  I…

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Recession Depression

Into this neutral air Where blind skyscrapers use Their full height to proclaim The strength of Collective Man, Each language pours its vain Competitive excuse: But who can live for long In an euphoric dream; Out of the mirror they stare, Imperialism’s face And the international wrong.                 W.H. Auden                 September 1, 1939 Read…

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My Story, My Birthday

My Story, My Birthday  After the 9/11 attacks in New York City and my home base of Washington, DC, I became disillusioned with the media’s take on the event. It seemed to me that the focus on the term “Ground Zero” and the repeated, horrific footage of planes crashing and towers falling was missing the…

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Discovering Americans

Welcome to my blog, Ground One. Ground Zero :  Function:  noun; Date:  1946 ~ 1: the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs; 2: the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change; 3: the very beginning . Ground One:  Function: verb; Date: 2008 ~ 1: to create a new beginning…

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In Tribute to A Sunny Spring Day

Welcome to my blog, Ground One. Ground Zero :  Function:  noun; Date:  1946 ~ 1: the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs; 2: the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change; 3: the very beginning . Ground One:  Function: verb; Date: 2008 ~ 1: to create a new beginning…

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Sciatica and C-Span

Welcome to my blog, Ground One. Ground Zero :  Function:  noun; Date:  1946 ~ 1: the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs; 2: the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change; 3: the very beginning . Ground One:  Function: verb; Date: 2008 ~ 1: to create a new beginning…

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The Age of Aquarius

Welcome to my blog, Ground One. Ground Zero :  Function:  noun; Date:  1946 ~ 1: the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs; 2: the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change; 3: the very beginning . Ground One:  Function: verb; Date: 2008 ~ 1: to create a new beginning…

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