It had to be said! Teagan Geneviene reminds us that words have power and we must think of how we use them. SWEET is not always sweet after all. She’s right.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
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This is a different sort of post for me. I try to restrict my posts to topics related to writing, publishing, and images. This topic has nothing to do with writing — yet it has everything to do with— any and everything, including writing. It’s about one of my quickest triggers. Every time I think it’s gone away, out come more and more verbal “guns” slinging it.
“The Julia Sugarbaker Soapbox” is what I call it when I jump up onto my soapbox because of something about which I feel strongly. (No, that doesn’t mean I’m about to make an exception to my rule about no discussions of politics or religion at my sanctuary.) Why Julia Sugarbaker? The character brought to life by the late Dixie Carter, could spew out a rant in rapid-fire elegance with eloquence that was unparalleled. …
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