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Hard Things

These are things I have seen only from a taxi window, and from a taxi window there is not a lot to do- I usually haven’t even processed it until we’ve passed.   I see bits and pieces separately and as we are driving off, I realize the bigger picture of what I have seen. […]

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Retiring to South or Central America becoming an American trend? Could be. I have to confess, I’m a little amused by a few of the frustrations of the locals with the new immigrants. They won’t learn the language? Evergreen College– I fear this good professor is at least five years behind the times. The current […]

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Books Read In May

Beauty in the World, Rethinking the Foundations of Education, by Stratford Caldecott Edwy the Fair or the First Chronicle of Aescendune  Historical fiction set in the time of St. Dunstan (Abbot of Glastonbury just before 1000 AD), written by a popular author if the second half of the 19th century.  A.D. Crake specialized in children’s […]

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An Education in a few paragraphs of George MacDonald

Augustus is an older man, a widower, who has married a very young and quite silly bride.  During their courtship: “Augustus Greatorex was fooled, not by poor little Letty, who was not capable of fooling him, but by himself. Letty had made no pretences; had been interested, and had shown her interest; had understood, or […]

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You’ll want to read this

“What lives in the Tower?” Carolinus jerked his fierce old bearded face around to look at him. “What’s living there?” he snapped. “I don’t know. We’ll find out soon enough. What is there—neither alive nor dead, just in existence at the spot—is the manifestation of pure evil.” “But how can we do anything against that?” […]

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