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Vita’s Tiny Masterpiece

Review of the book A Note of Explanation by Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) ISBN: 978-1-4521-6996-5      This book had no choice but to be extraordinary. It was written by an extraordinary 20th century woman with a personality, life, background and beginnings … Continue reading

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So you want to know more about writers ?

I’m not usually the one to redirect people to my other blogs since I have been disinclined to divert my readers from one to the other. It’s just not something I normally do. My latest personal blog entry will interest … Continue reading

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Ulalumé

     Poems by Edgar Allan Poe tended toward the genre of most of his popular fiction- that of the haunted, solemn, morose and insane. Ulalume is one which seems to keep to a lilt more in the light-hearted spirit of … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Now

Only one person in a thousand knows the trick of really living in the present. -Storm Jameson If you find that you often don’t sufficiently get the right kind of attention from people you meet or even family and friends, … Continue reading

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The Bible as Poetry

by Walt Whitman Translated in all languages, how has it united this diverse world ! No true bard will ever contravene the Bible. If the time ever comes when iconoclasm does its extremest in one direction against the books of … Continue reading

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The Uncommon Man

Doesn’t it seem that this holiday in particular is the most neglected ? What traditions do we have for this day except for sales in every store. Do we all agree that this was hardly it’s purpose? That seems a … Continue reading

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Bon mots for 2015

The following is lucid writ by a friend and fellow flutist of mine, Jan Spell Pritchard. Some years ago she put this in her Flute Network monthly bulletin and I felt that it was so good that I have decided … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Milestone

The following writ was spoken on the battlefield of Gettysburg by Abraham Lincoln on November 18, 1863 after a civil war battle that rocked the world for bloodshed and struggle. He wrote this proclamation which is known as The Gettysburg … Continue reading

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Earth: The Undefended Fortress

Imagine this…. The earth started out as a round land mass with one very large continent. The ocean surrounded the continent like a moat. Comets are like siege missiles hurled by an unknown enemy. Over the centuries comets and the … Continue reading

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Always…. an Irish Wish

Always remember to forget The things that made you sad. But never forget to remember The things that made you glad. Always remember to forget The friends that proved untrue. But never forget to remember Those that have stuck by … Continue reading

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