Quotes, Thoughts, and Such

I transcribed this quote from a story, “New podcast asks whether the classic novel Jane Eyre is relevant for readers today,” that ran on NPR’s All Things Considered, December 9, 2021.  During the story, author Marlon James was asked about removing classic literature from today’s curriculum and censorship of books considered to  … continue reading

Plan and organize your website

originally posted September 12, 2021; 
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the-freelance-editor team will be spending much of mid-September helping to finish planning and organizing a structure for the website Shenanigans-Alpaca-Ranch.com. If you choose to visit that site this month, watch the progression of content, as well—while the folks at Shenanigans and the-freelance-editor (with assistance  … continue reading

Radio days: A recollection

originally posted August 26, 2021; 
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The recent death of Isaac Donald “Don” Everly, acknowledged by some commentators and news outlets as “the last original rock-’n’-roll pioneer” at his passing, caused me to remember some radio days from my past—in particular, some early childhood recollections of music playing in the car  … continue reading

Social media roadblocks and scores!

originally posted August 21, 2021; 
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After recent frustrations with another major update to Facebook’s business platform, the-freelance-editor team has decided to reevaluate its selection of social media outlets and to redetermine its participation in each. Our main decision, then—though some materials will continue to post there automatically—involves a move away  … continue reading