"Writing is a skill, not a talent, and thus one's ability as a writer can be improved by thoughtful effort. The problem with some people is that they graduate college as good writers, experience early success on account of that, and thus never devote themselves diligently to the relentless quest for improvement that could make them great writers."
In my own backyard! That's 6-year-old Reagan, a/k/a, "Princess," modeling her fall ensemble. Mrs. Other McCain took the photo below after Reagan fell asleep hugging her stuffed bunny. And, yes, this is the part where I tell you to hit the tip jar -- it's for the children!