Tis Pity He's a Writer

Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

The Stuff That’s in Your Diary

How I long to look, into that little book, the one that has the lock and key. I never kept a diary.  I always (and I’m ashamed of this) thought … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · 14 Comments

Technology Is Running Amok

Apple’s iPhone5 went on sale last Friday and sold out within nanoseconds. It does wondrous things, I guess. It must, because 5 million people jumped right on it. It costs … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 145 Comments

September Song

The Romney team’s etch a sketches are flapping wildly enough to create windstorms throughout New England as the campaign tries to erase most of September. The candidate himself seems blissfully … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 8 Comments

Tuesday’s Writing Challenge — Do You Dare?

Writing prompts are clever little gimmicks designed to overcome writer’s block and get the creative juices flowing. I have provided just such a prompt or challenge which I believe you’ll … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 11 Comments

Pesky Canadians Trying To Influence Our Election

From the Daily Beast: The state of Florida launched a huge crackdown on illegally registered voters. After months of search, Florida authorities have  to date caught … one person. An … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 5 Comments

Seven Vital Pieces of Information Useful for Every Occasion

According to Michael Sadowski, the key to successful blogging is making lists.  And since my recent posts have been getting a little frivolous, I will attempt to return to gravity … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 11 Comments

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Technology Is Running Amok