Pictures & Portraits

I’ve just begun reading The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, somehow having missed reading it when working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, just a few years ago.  They say timing is everything, and as I’ve written before, I believe in my first blog post, I always seem to find some […]

There’s No Uber on Mars

There’s no Uber on Mars There’s a Hab and a rover, but no Uber on Mars.  So when Mark Watney’s crew leaves him for dead, strands him in the red sand storm, and aborts the mission, he has no means but his own wits to survive until the next scheduled, fictional Ares mission.  That mission […]

On U.S. Gun Law Reform

On U.S. Gun Law Reform _________________________________________________________ How does one make a difference? With most causes, we’ve been told to ‘think globally and act locally.’ How does that work, however, when you want to end gun violence in America? A simple Google search of “gun law reform in America” produces over three million links regarding changing […]

Notions of Home

Notions of Home ~ We all know the phrase, ‘Home is Where the Heart Is’.  But, is it really?  And, whose heart? When your 30-year old, who lives in Chicago, because that’s where he went to college but grew up in Philadelphia, says he’s coming home this weekend, do you inquire as to which home […]

Gym Entry Interview

Gym Entry Interview ~ As I consider going to the gym today, I can’t help but think:  can it really have been six months since I’ve last set my sneakered  shoe in my local Planet Fitness? Could you imagine if the gym personnel were instructed to conduct an entry interview as you walk thru the door? […]

Wasted Regions of Hope

Without purpose, the mind is no longer a beating heart among the saviours Wage the fight among the masses that we should conquer defeat, sweat and marred souls who arise from ignorance Wasted regions of hope sit spilt at corners where no one meets Hope is no more when we fail to see it through […]

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Writing by Marnie Mitchell

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Navigating the post-collegiate world with nerves and a cup of tea.

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Musings and masterpieces, maybe, on art, lit and life

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