Monthly Archives: May 2013

FTAC – A Comment on Web Time

https://jsoppenheim.com/2013/05/06/reading-richard-adams-_the-girl-in-a-swing_/ Back when, I would be done . . . and perhaps working on my own work . . . or working on a photograph . . . or a piece of music. With multiple blogs, the Facebook nexus, news … Continue reading

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Rainbow Over Lowe’s, Hagerstown, Maryland, July 23, 2008

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Reading – Richard Adams – _The Girl in A Swing_

I’m sorry I marked the first paragraph of the first chapter of this old and deckle edged first edition, but even so slightly used, oh what a still magical and mysterious experience the reading remains. Adams’ work reminds: while a … Continue reading

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Resting Deep

I can feel it: this ain’t gonna be no nap. “If you had it to do over again . . . .” What if you do have it to do over again? This time without the brow beating, the screaming, … Continue reading

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Detail, Suncatcher Windchime, Hunter Hill, May 5, 2013

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Eating Chocolate, Sipping Coffee

Two days: no sales on the Amazon Kindle e-publishing adventure. 😦 I’ve read Nicholas Sparks, and I so do not wish to write that badly. Then too, I’m practically in Nora Roberts’ back yard — true: 30 minutes, if that, … Continue reading

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Published! For Kindle.

Originally posted on Communicating Arts – The Journal:
Oppenheim, James S.  A Younger Soul: Seven Short Stories.  Hagerstown, Maryland: Communicating Arts, 2013. The busyness enabled by the web — the Facebook thing and its 570 buddies; the several blogs; the…

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Treetops, Hunter Hill, April 27, 2013

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An Exhausted Writer’s Retreat – Sunset, Blinds, Hunter Hill, May 1, 2013

On the old Oppenheim Arts & Letters, I had noted several times in its “19th Century” modern section the horror of having applied serious creative writing chops and energy to “chatyping” — that’s what I call all of this — at … Continue reading

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Robin Defense, Hunter Hill, April 2013

In the seven years in which I’ve adjusted to living at Hunter Hill, an apartment complex just beyond the fringe of Hagerstown, Maryland, about six miles south, if that, from the Pennsylvania border, I have raised, by turns, doves, wrens, … Continue reading

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Entering Retreat – Early Spring Snapshot – Hunter Hill, April 2013

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