In a Texas summer, snow is a delightful thought. Southern cowpokes want to escape the heat.
In a Canadian winter, snow is something to be avoided when it piles in drifts around the house and across the driveway.
If we practice writing like a bestselling author, we have a much better chance of becoming one.
Wanting to do something of value, Amira Willighagen decided she liked opera better than learning the violin. So she practiced singing like the stars until she became one.
At just nine years old, she amazed the judges at Holland’s Got Talent.
Each morning Frank Ball reads a few comic strips to stir his creative thinking. In just a few frames, many of them tell an interesting story with beginning, middle, and end.
One of his favorite strips is Shoe, by Gary Brookins and Susie MacNelly, when Skyler sits in the classroom and absurdly answers the teacher’s request for a definition.
Here are some daffynitions that were added recently:
Archenemy — Flat feet
Canned Ham — Actor fired for overplaying his part
Country Bumpkin — What farmers attach to the front of their tractors to absorb crashes
Monroe Doctrine — Gentlemen prefer blondes
Redundancy — An airbag in a politician’s car
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Writing could not have been more important than the days when Thomas Jefferson wrote powerful words to establish a nation independent from Great Britain.
In Liberty’s Kids episode thirteen of season one, James and Sarah witness the writing of the Declaration of Independence.
The twenty-minute video is worth the time to remind us of the power of words.
We watch others, and then we work out the steps for ourselves.
If we want to write well, we read and study what words work well and what could have been written better. Then we apply what we’ve learned in our own effort. This is what we call “apprentice training,” one of the best ways to grow our skills.
William Stokkebroe was only two years old when he wowed the crowd with his dance steps to “Jailhouse Rock.”
What we call “talent” is often a result of countless hours of hard work.
Choi Sung Bong lived on the street in South Korea for ten years. At the age of fourteen, he heard a vocalist at a nightclub where he was selling chewing gum and wanted to learn music, but how? Rejected by music teachers, he refused to give up. He learned what he could in an Internet café, and finally found a teacher who would work with him.
He finished second in Korea’s Got Talent competition in 2012.