Category Archives: Blog Series: A to Z Challenge

A to Z Reflections Post | #AtoZChallenge

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017). Whether you survived or not, you are a winner because you came in ahead of anyone who didn’t write. May 8th is the official … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up the A to Z Challenge — Did You Survive? | #AtoZChallenge

Today the Blogging from A to Z Challenge for April 2017 wrapped up with the final post: Letter Z. Links to each letter of the alphabet, comments, and blogs who took part in the Challenge can be found here. If … Continue reading

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Special Feature: Taxing Tax Time — Part 2 | #AtoZChallenge Finale

Taxing Tax Time: An A to Z Poem April Beholds Calamities, Dooming Every Fellow Gent. Heaving hellish Internal Jolts; just Killer Lunacy Month. Now On Painkillers Questioning, Rightly, Significant Tension that tax time Unleashes. Volumes Warily Xeroxed: Yearly yawn Zone. … Continue reading

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Z is for Zoomorphism | #AtoZChallenge

Zoomorphism Zoomorphism is the device of giving animal-like qualities to humans, gods, and inanimate objects. It can include giving the features of one animal to another. Therianthropy is a special class of zoomorphism where a human is able to shape-shift … Continue reading

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Y is for Yarn | #AtoZChallenge

YARN (Old English gearn): “An informal name for a long, rambling story–especially one dealing with adventure or tall-tales. The genre typically involves a strong narrative presence and colloquial or idiomatic English. The tone is realistic, but the content is typically … Continue reading

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X is for Xenia | #AtoZChallenge

XENIA: “The Greek term for the Laws of Hospitality. The custom in classical Greece and other ancient cultures that, if a traveler comes to a strange town, he can ask for food, shelter, and gifts to help him on his … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

“Wake up and smell the coffee” was my first thought this morning. The enchantment of dark, fresh-ground coffee beans percolated through to my conscious mind. Enticed, I rose eagerly to make my strong latte instead of hitting the snooze button. When … Continue reading

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W is for Writing Wit | #AtoZChallenge

Wit is a literary device used to make people laugh intelligent, insightful humour; a clever expression of thought found in poetry, stage plays, political and social writings can be harmless or aggressive: insulting or containing biting sarcasm (e.g., A Modest … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in My Shoes

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Its April of 2017 and Day 23 of A to Z Challenge. I am doing Idiom a day and 8 line poem for the idiom. Idiom: Walk a Mile in my Shoes Meaning: understanding someone before…

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V is for Verisimilitude | #AtoZChallenge

Verisimilitude is the “use of certain lifelike details to give the semblance of reality.” (Source: Verisimilitude, Components of Literature, Weber State University, weber.edu.) Personally, I think of it as “very similar to.” It helps me spell the word, too!  (y … Continue reading

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