I can has grammar?

I wrote about improving my my grammar over tree years ago and I’m still haven’t learned a damning thing. I need more hats.

Shouts from the Abyss

Ever go back and re-read your previously written blog posts? I’m a glutton for pain and humiliation so I often do. For me, reading my own writing can be a lot like seeing a picture of myself or hearing the sound of my own voice. It makes me throw up a little in my mouth.

So I try to re-read my own stuff, mainly to make sure it reads well and I don’t sound like a friggin’ idiot. And you know what? I always do sound like an idiot! Some of the grammatical errors and typos are so glaring that a reasonable person would be forced to ask: Just what the hell was he on when he wrote that?

A good friend taught me long ago about the three hats of writing, and I’ve always tried to wear those hats when composing my blog posts. It’s somewhat sobering that even…

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  1. Guess you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

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    1. Everything I write I pause and remember the three hat trick. Then I shrug and pound the Publish button. I can only do so much.

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