The Biker’s Blooze

Maybe I was safer stealing my neighbor’s tiny bicycle at four years old and pedaling for the city with all my might, than I was riding my own tricycle within my own yard. After all, hundreds of children disappear from their own driveways each year. Safety in numbers, you see. Nobody kidnaps a four-year-old child… Read More

Part 2: A Biography of Darlene Best

IF YOU HAVEN’T READ PART 1 YET, CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW https://donaldstandeford.com/2018/08/31/the-biography-of-darlene-best/   PART TWO    1 Family History, A Blank Page   Darlene never could get used to the idea that her father refused to reveal his past, where he resided before he arrived alone in the small city in California with the… Read More

STEP OUT BOLDLY AND DO YOUR OWN PLUMBING, INSULATING, YARD FENCING, AND OTHER HOUSE REPAIRS YOU HAVE BEEN TOLD YOU CANNOT DO

So you’ve tried repairs on your house but haven’t gotten past step one, or perhaps your around the house repairs have scared you neighbors, friends and family so much they consider approaching you for an intervention whenever you suggest there is a project you might be interested in doing yourself. To save money! You can… Read More

Iran’s Military ‘Mite’

Awhile back an American naval vessel went dead in the water near Iran by some type of mechanical failure. Luckily, our friends the Iranians rescued our sailors. But they were so happy to see the sailors they forced them on to the deck on their knees with hands behind their heads. They distributed pictures to… Read More

Use of Objective Correlative in Fiction

1. Introduction: Have you heard of the term “Objective Correlative?” The term was coined by T.S. Eliot to explain emotional connections between people and objects in literature. In a story if you want to summon emotion, you put that emotion into an object and the emotion is stored there. Later you can summon that emotion… Read More