Between the ages of six and nine, my brothers and I went to the Ruggles Street Baptist Church in Boston. While I enjoyed Sunday School, I didn't much care for attending the Royal Ambassadors, a church club governed by a surly counselor. Despite being an atheist from as early as twelve, I always liked biblical stories, especially the tale of Joseph sold into Egypt, Daniel in the lion's den, and the story of Samson. I was always sure that the bible they gave to children like me had a very erotic painting of Samson in bondage. But I assumed it was must be mistaken. Why would a bible. especially one in a Baptist church, have any erotic picture in it? And, of course, I had long ago lost the bible. But when I was recently given a old bible that belonged to a friend of mine who passed away, I was surprise to see that it contained that very photo. Do you think it's erotic?
I am a retired copywriter. For 40 years I wrote for major agencies and developed some campaigns you would know. Like most writers, I love to give my opinion, and since I am so familiar with advertising this is the area I chose to comment on.
Actually I'm not that cranky. I am as fond
of as many things as I detest. But since most people only hear what one doesn't like, I might as well go with cranky.For my other blog idleideasfactory I am putting out there things I have written and ideas for books, screenplays, stage plays, and even products that I will not have time in life to follow through on. If
anyone can profit from them, be my guest.