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  1. Janine

    For those of us who were regulars here on Lit Net many years ago and remember Janine, I'm saddened to report that on November 27th, 2018, our dear friend passed away. She was 68 years old. Eternal rest grant unto Janine, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace.
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  2. Anonymous Harassment

    by , 11-23-2018 at 12:50 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Recently, I learned that someone is harassing me by making anonymous allegations about me to the police, and, of course, the police won't tell me who, but as far as I know, it is not anyone that I know. It used to be that if someone wanted to make an accusation to the police, then their names would be available on the complaint, and the accused could see that. Apparently that isn't required anymore, so a complete stranger can make an anonymous accusation, and get away with it. there's nothing that ...
  3. Cherry Picking

    by , 11-09-2018 at 04:31 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Yesterday, I noticed a post on my Facebook newsfeed about carbon dioxide in the past and climate change. It quickly became apparent that the data was incomplete, and someone had already posted a note about that. I posted links to two similar articles that had more complete information, and, of course, my comments were heartily criticized, because the original was from NASA, while I posted links by people who do make their livings backing an issue.

    Since then I have been thinking ...
  4. Character Abduction

    by , 11-01-2018 at 09:03 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Recently I was writing a story about Harry visiting Atlantis, and Plato entered into the story for obvious reasons, and that got me to thinking about using people and characters as characters. That was especially true, when I was trying to use Socrates as a character also, but that didn't work out, because his execution came too early in Plato's career. But that didn't stop me from wondering what Socrates was actually like in the real world. That was after I realized that I didn't think much of ...
  5. Another Week In The Life Of A Pianist

    by , 10-30-2018 at 06:02 PM (Kiz_Paws Bag Of Trix)
    Woo, another very busy week in the life of a pianist.

    This weekend I have the privilege of playing with a band, ten music pieces need to be played.

    There will be a trombonist, a trumpet player, a drummer, a bass player and a lead guitar (12-string acoustic and damn he is good). As well, a singer, who I have met and worked with before *phew* (singers can be nightmares, believe me).

    I am familiar with a few of the pieces, but there are three pieces ...