A rose in bloom. It's Alberta's provincial flower. The photo is completely unrelated to the post. I just think it's pretty.
It’s Twofer Tuesday time. I have done some writing, but not much reading.
We’ve been devoting our time to getting through the complete Firefly collection on DVD. It has crisp, wonderful writing and sharp, witty characters. I consider it a writing class.
Here’s something I read:
“ 'Why’n’t Eddie bake a cake?' he suggested. 'Eddie used to be a fry cook at the San Carlos for a while.'
The instant enthusiasm for the idea drove from Eddie’s brain the admission that he had never baked a cake. "
-John Steinbeck, Cannery Row, Bantam Books, 1971 (originally The Viking Press, Inc. 1945)
Here’s what I wrote in A Fly on the Wall:
The mirror had the occasional flash of independent thought. It wasn’t sure what to do with it.
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