Author Archives: Merlin

Sunday’s Wisdom #341: Honoring the Fallen

“The world bemoans the lifeless hands The dwarves who died to keep their lands The valiant souls of Hammerdeep Shall echo in eternal sleep.” – fromĀ “The Song of Hammerdeep,” by Clamavi de Profundis I really enjoy a good song. Who … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #340: The Meaning of Friendship

“Friends don’t let friends ride towards dragons alone.” – Douglon, Siege of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews Douglon is a dwarf and he is speaking quite literally in this instance. He made some unusual friends a few years … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Revelation About What Makes the Male Lead Attractive

Lightning suddenly struck in my brain, sparking a connection made between reality and fiction. Without warning, I found an answer in a most unexpected place! “…oh my gosh, THAT’S IT!” I exclaimed, “THAT’S what women find so attractive about them!” … Continue reading

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So! Much! Pressure! The Peer Pressure Tag

Never Argue With a Fish. Valid advice, I’d say, but it’s also the name of the blogger who tagged me with this back in February. Thanks! And sorry it’s taken so long to finish up! Life is… interesting, ya know? … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #339: The Cost of Wrath

“Grand ideas of peace evaporate very quickly in the face of a chance to make your enemy pay.” – Killien, Pursuit of Shadows The Keeper Chronicles, by JA Andrews This is one of those quotes which is given extra weight … Continue reading

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The NEW Shortcut for Using Classic Editor in Creating Posts

Hello fellow WordPress bloggers! So, a short while ago, I posted A Note For My Fellow WorPress Users. I gave a brief set of instructions to guide anyone who wanted to know in how to access the increasingly-elusive Classic Editor. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #338: I Will Always Need My Mom

“I need her to make me some cocoa and tell me that everything that is going badly in my life will sort itself.” – Kathleen Kelley, You’ve Got Mail It’s been awhile, but I seem to recall that Kathleen says … Continue reading

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The Captain Falcon and the NOT Winter Soldier Anymore

As human beings, we have a tendency to deify or demonize almost everything we see, including each other, and especially the people who stand out, like our heroes and villains. Now, there most certainly are such things as good and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #337: Dangerous Pedestals

“The danger with people like him… is that we put them on pedestals. They become symbols, icons, and then we start to forget about their flaws. From there… innocent people die, movements are formed, wars are fought.” – Baron Helmut … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #336: Meet in the Middle

“We can’t demand that people step up if we don’t meet them halfway.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 6, “One World, One People” Yes, I have enjoyed this show, and … Continue reading

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