Lisa Vanderburg
16 ago · 29 min read · ~10
Sentences. The Long and Short of It.

Sentences. The Long and Short of It.

Which is better – to write using long or short sentences? Asimple question I wondered about. Many writing manuals propagate the use ofshort sentences, while in older works of literature, sentences of up to onehundred words are commonplace. The...

Gert Scholtz

Gert Scholtz

Ian Weinberg Thank you for a great synopsis Ian - taking the construct of sentence beyond the purely technical. The writers' knowledge, unique form of expression, vocabulary and sensitivity to the reader, are the building blocks of a good sentence.

37 ago
Gert Scholtz

Gert Scholtz

Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA I tend to ramble anemail and press send right after the last full stop. Also, I have been rereading / editing more and find one can say the same with less words. Thanks for the comment Chris - and let's both continue to aim for brevity.

41 ago
Lisa Vanderburg
1 ago · 26 min read · ~10
What's behind the door

What's behind the door

My memory of elder youth to young adult in England were of strike: PanAm, Continental, Laker, garbage collectors to bus drivers, miners. And cold, drab, scabs, rolling blackouts & candles of the early to mid '70s.  Dowdy politicians in need of...

Lisa Vanderburg

Lisa Vanderburg

Thanks Jim Cody 🐝 Brand Ambassador and Joanne Gardocki. You're right Jo - I guess after that not much scared me; makes me a worthy protector for Pete! :)

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Joanne Gardocki

Joanne Gardocki

Oh my you have the opening to a great play or mystery novel here but it is your truth; you've lived it and shared it with dignity. Thank you for your strength and kindness. I can see how your learned vigilance serves you when you need to protect Pete. ::hugs::

8 ago
Lisa Vanderburg
1 ago · 88 min read · ~10
Let's Untie Some Reef Knots

Let's Untie Some Reef Knots

Why is everybody getting their knickers in knots over coral reefs being bleached?  That only makes them cleaner, yes?What's so great about the Great Barrier Reef? It's only a tourist trap isn't it!Can you see it from space?Reefs are no more than a...

Lisa Vanderburg

Lisa Vanderburg

No need...quite capable of losing my own arguments with all manner of kitchenware :)

10 ago
Ken Boddie

Ken Boddie

You seem to be one tough lady, Lisa Vanderburg Remind me never to argue with you. 😳

11 ago
Tausif Mundrawala
12/8/2016 · 18 min read · ~100
Procrastination, A root cause of being indolent and unsuccessful.

Procrastination, A root cause of being indolent and unsuccessful.

"Remove the noose of procrastination from your being by exonerating  yourself from indolence and march towards the path of success" -  Tausif Mundrawala.There is so much to achieve and accomplish in this life than we actually realize. Many a times...

Preston 🐝 Vander Ven

Preston 🐝 Vander Ven

Your Welcome, great buzz.

12 ago
Tausif Mundrawala

Tausif Mundrawala

I can't thank you enough to visit this buzz and to comment on it, am glad that you did my friend Preston 🐝 Vander Ven

17 ago
Lisa Vanderburg
1 ago · 48 min read · ~10
THE CONTRACT OF LIFE...or man from London rants to blind eyes and deaf ears

THE CONTRACT OF LIFE...or man from London rants to blind eyes and deaf ears

THE CONTRACT OFLIFE... Some weeks ago I hada dream. I dreamt that I was in heaven and I desperately wanted to get to Earthbut I had nobody to carry me to my hopeful destination. I heard that there mightbe a woman who would take me on this once in a...

Lisa Vanderburg

Lisa Vanderburg

No it isn't 'unwanted baby syndrome'. You talk the talk so walk the walk. Yup, it hurts. Yup, others will throw stones. But that's what you are made of: armor. Use it, wear it...own it.

14 ago
Kim Wheeler

Kim Wheeler

Lisa Vanderburg..the book...........time to let it go..unwanted baby syndrome...time to move on...

15 ago
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