Author Archives: A. L. Kaplan

About A. L. Kaplan

I am a writer, artist, and parent.


I don’t normally write about traveling, but at the end of March and beginning of April I had the pleasure of taking my first trip to Europe. I got to spent nine wonderful days in Paris, France. I won’t bore … Continue reading

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Share Your Writing!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
( Hello to everyone! I want to offer an opportunity for all writers who follow this blog to share information on their books. It can be very difficult to generate publicity…

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Even the darkest night Is only a few steps away From dawn’s light And the warmth of the sun

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“Look at all them owls in that tree,” said Lowell. His jowls wobbled as he wiped sweat from his face with an already soaked and disgusting orange sleeve. Harvey wrinkled his nose. The putrid scent blowing down the hill wasn’t … Continue reading

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Trump’s Plan to Cut Funding From Meals on Wheels=Scrooge

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
( I do not usually deal with anything political on this site, but our times have become so extreme that I cannot pretend that writing and politics are disconnected in any…

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Take Back Your Calm

Originally posted on Izolda Trakhtenberg:
Here is a resource for you. Take Back Your Calm in Just One Minute with this effective meditation. This video utilizes the same breathing techniques used by first responders to remain calm during times of…

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Importance of Freedom of the Press

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
In our current political climate, in which the Press has been attacked as somehow against the people, it is important to remember that a free Press was seen by the founders…

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