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Me and my daughter

"Great comparison Luci. She really is a "chip off the old block". Please, enjoy that kid's formative years while you can. My own daughter is now 14 (going on 30). Yes, our babies grow up so quickly. Before you know it,…"
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"Cool shot niki! Yeah, I'm still waiting for the leaves to really turn here in Northern California. After three months of many 100F+ days, fall is always a welcome site...Normally, I don't finish raking leaves on my property until the…"
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Oi, that's close enough!

"Oi Rys! Fantastic addition to the archive. Spiders are amazing. You're a photographic genius. Take care and please, keep doing what you do so well."
Eric commented on Seeker's blog post Deepawali:The Festival of Light
"Happy Deepavali Seeker! Whether you know or not, the sun always shines upon humanity and it's greatness. Thanks for sharing."
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"Thanks for sharing noas... Paul is simply amazing. If you hadn't brought it up, I'd have never discovered of such a great man."Despite our own disabilities, there's always room to show our humanity and artistic…"
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DIMAS commented on Eric's blog post WHAT MAKES YOU TICK?
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DIMAS commented on Eric's blog post WHAT MAKES YOU TICK?
"WOW  ,,,, Standing applause for you bro,,, you are awesome thinker :)"
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Barbare commented on Eric's blog post WHAT MAKES YOU TICK?
"Hope of .... makes me tick in life. "
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NH commented on Eric's blog post WHAT MAKES YOU TICK?
"its an intelligent thought that you have given Eric , honestly speaking i consider myself no better than anyone else at understanding what makes me tick, so may i add "NOTHING" in that list ? :) "
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Favourite book, movie, song/band etc [in English!]
favorite book, "The Shack" by William P Young (life changing stuff)

favorite movie, "Pulp Fiction" by Quentin Tarantino , greatest screen writer of my generation!

favorite music, (widely varies, but, here's just a few)Foo Fighters, George Gershwin, Van Halen, Vangelis, Rush, Benny Goodwin,I just appreciate what touches my heart and I'm not picky about what genera it comes from.
My Favourite Saying(s) [in English!]
"It is what is is." Wherever you go, there you are." "You gonna eat that?" Who died and made you King?" "Sit down, shut up and listen, anything you have to say is currently irrelevant!" "Go ahead, make my DAY!" (Winston Churchill) "Madam, I may be drunk, and you are fat, but, in the morning, I'll be sober." etc. etc.

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Posted on October 16, 2014 at 6:07 8 Comments

Some of you may question the title of this latest entry. Incase you're wondering, "What makes you tick?" is an English expression (idiom) that loosely translates to mean, "What's your reason for living? What gives you motivation to wake up in the morning? What's your true passion in life and why?".

If the question were literally translated, I'd be writing about pre digital age mechanical clocks that make a "tick tock" sound.…



Posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:08 5 Comments

Honestly, I could rant and rave regarding the problems of our global issues. As a somewhat educated person, who's occasionally traveled and seen different cultures, watched the evening news, and experienced a bit of what life has to offer, standing on a soap box and picking just one subject would be too easy. My opinion through all of those collective experiences and memories is deeply mine and not something to be shared in a blog posting for English Club.

To me, The World's Biggest…


Writing Challenge: Dinner Guest (WHO Would I Invite?)

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 4:30 5 Comments

I've been a member of English Club for about two years now. Anyone here WHO's ever met me knows that I'm a huge DR. WHO fan.

Some may ask why I'd chose such an eccentric fictional character as a dinner guest. He's not exactly notorious for having excellent table manners.…


Challenge Versus Fear In It's English Enterpritation. (American Style)

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 8:30 6 Comments

In the often "politically correct" language of American English, we sometimes exchange the word "fear" for the word "challenge"...

To many Americans, "challenge" just sounds better when motivating a good friend while encouraging them to face his or her "fears".

For a brief example, I'll give you two sentences. One is written in the negative context. The other contains the positive. Both…


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At 4:34 on May 22, 2014, AH_TK said…

Hi Eric :)

how are you ? long time no see.

At 16:23 on April 5, 2014, DIMAS said…
DEAR brother, where are you now?, how are you? We miss you :'(
At 14:22 on March 14, 2014, Ehab Nassif said…

Hello Eric

thank you for your notes on the picture of the bus in my blog 

very good well done 

At 6:14pm on February 24, 2014, Ehab Nassif gave Eric a gift
Thank you very much for your interest
At 9:52am on February 17, 2014, Robbie gave Eric a gift
I heard you had celebrated your birthday a few days ago. I hope you had a great one! Cheers!
At 9:44 on February 17, 2014,

Hi Eric!

Just dropping by to say........................ for the prayers and messages! I appreciate it!

Have a great week!


At 20:19 on February 9, 2014, WMR said…


At 20:18 on February 9, 2014, WMR said…

Hello Eric,

Happy birthday. Wish you health, wealth, and happiness along with a long life. Hope you don't mind accenting my belated birthday wishes.  :-)

At 6:00 on January 31, 2014, DIMAS said…

Dear Eric, Hope your day will great

By New Creature

 Dimas Prasetyo xixixix :)

At 5:59 on January 31, 2014, DIMAS said…

Dear Eric, Hope your day will great

By New Creature

 Dimas Prasetyo xixixix :)


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