Sometimes What You See Is What You Get Is Just Plain Wrong.



It used to be I would say to my friends, “I’m a What you See is What you Get, person.” iceberg 2I’m not sure when I actually changed, or as some would probably say, matured, in my thinking but I have definitely come to realize that there is so much more beneath the surface that doesn’t show – and not just as it pertains to me, but as with everyone.  

We’ve all heard the clichés, “Looks can be deceiving,and “Beauty is only skin deep.” Or, how about “Beauty fades but ugly is forever?” Clichés: Meaning, a phrase that has been used time and time again. Sometimes they are silly, some mean or boorish, but sometimes, as in the aforementioned, all too true.

How often have you formed an opinion, good or bad, against someone or something based on how they, or it, looked, only to…

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About caroleparkes

My husband calls me a butterfly because I flit from one hobby to another. Apart from being a wife for 52 years, a mother of three sons, and a grandmother, I'm also an author, genealogist, amateur artist, a lover of most needlecrafts, and occasional poet. Of the above, my most enduring interest has been writing and I hope to be doing it well into old age.
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2 Responses to Sometimes What You See Is What You Get Is Just Plain Wrong.

  1. Gail Gentry says:

    Thank you, Carole, for the reblog! Since writing the blog, I’ve really come to rely even more on the Click to View feature. Unless I’ve read the author’s work before, the sample will more often than not determine whether I’m going to buy and download the book – even if it’s on a promotional free listing. It’s no different (but, better than) standing in a book store deciding which book to buy.


    • Yes, I always look too. It certainly helps you to seperate the books that will suit you from the ones that won’t. It’s also extremely helpful in showing which books are well written and which are not.


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