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HYMNS AND ROOTS

For a woman who is essentially religiously neutral, firmly clinging to my position of “no opinion” like a limpet on a wet rock with the tide coming in — I really love church music. 698 more words

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Robbed

That’s just it. I was robbed.

Nothing fancy. I wasn’t held at gunpoint. Nothing sharp or scary went through me. There was no chase and no one got hurt. 1,048 more words

Optimism

Joseph Hodges Choate

Choate was asked at a private dinner who he would like to be if he were not himself.

He thought rapidly through a list of world celebrities, and then, catching his wife’s eye, said, “If I could not be myself, I would like to be Mrs. Choate’s second husband.”

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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie’s second husband, Max Mallowan, was a distinguished archaeologist who made his name excavating in Mesopotamia. On her return with her husband from the Middle East, Miss Christie was asked how she felt about being married to a man whose interest lay in antiquities. 23 more words

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Mark Wayne Clark

Clark was once asked what was the best advice he had ever been given.

“To marry the girl I did,” he replied.

“And who gave you that advice?” was the next question.

“She did,” said the general.

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Bonjour.

Hello. 

As the name of this blog suggest I am Dan. 

Other such information you might need or want to know is that I am Male, 27 years old I am English ,specificly and probably more significant I am from Essex, judge how you will. 200 more words

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G.K. Chesterton

Chesterton’s mind was so preoccupied that he frequently forgot to keep appointments. He relied on his wife in all practical matters. Once on a lecture tour he sent her the following telegram: “Am in Birmingham. 9 more words

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