When writing, I try to avoid four things in general: use of "I," adverbs, passive verbs, and profanity.
On this historic day in America, all bets are off (Note: See? I just ended a sentence with a preposition.).
The struggle on 65th Terrace has never been realer.
I left the house at 3:30 this morning to get coffee and the two camps in my mind kept lobbying. Write nice, said one. Remain an optimist.