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The artist and the maker

“It is the artist who, more than other men, is able to create something out of nothing. A whole artistic work is immeasurably more than the sum of its parts. But here is the will of God, a flash of the will that can, Existent behind all laws, that made them, and lo, they are! […]

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Learning Is Hard Work

“Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham: “People’s minds are not “especially well-suited to thinking….Thinking is slow, effortful, and uncertain.” This means we tend to automatically rely on past habits and memories to guide our actions, and are less likely to think deliberately and deeply. To further complicate matters, struggle and confusion are usually necessary for deep and […]

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Books for your Kindle Collections

1.99 Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental Railroads, by Dee Brown (Author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) 2.99 for Diane Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale FREE: A Noble LIfe, by Dina Maria Mulock Craik: Amazon Review: The last Earl of Cairnforth is born severely disabled, just days after the […]

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Overwhelmed by Laundry?

I actually set ours on fire in the yard once. Had a big bonfire.    Long story short, we had 3 kids, and then adopted two more kids who came with scabies, and it kept recurring no matter what I did and my husband, OF COURSE, was always deployed when we had another outbreak.  The kids, btw, […]

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As the life of a flower…

“[To ] lament that we shall not be alive a hundred years hence, is the same folly as to be sorry we were not alive a hundred years ago. Death is the beginning of another life. So did we weep, and so much it cost us to enter into this, and so did we put […]

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