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Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams - Book Review

Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams
Author: Margery M. Heffron, Sally-Beth MacLean, David L. Michelmore (editor)
Published by Yale University Press, March, 2014
432 pages… 376 more words

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Mexico is a country where affluence, poverty, natural beauty, urban and remote life live close to each other.
Before the Spaniards arrived in the 15th century, Mexico had thousands of years of continuous civilizations that ended when the Aztec empire was defeated by the European conquistadors. 171 more words



Last year I read this biography on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. It is the story that has stayed with me: a man who worried that he may not be strong enough to stand firm when put to the test, but who endured to the end. 399 more words


Dancing Flower

To become a dancing flower

Was my wish

I cherished dancing

I was permitted

Not really encouraged

But it was my little particular being

My own activity… 112 more words


A Day in My Life: Apr. '14

You may or may not find this surprising, but as a writer I’ve never been much of a journaler (I like making up words… 292 more words

Toi Thomas

Antony of Egypt: the Pull of the Desert

Antony of Egypt was a true pioneer, whose influence is still felt today. What makes him so remarkable is that he did what he did long before it made sense to do such things… 562 more words

now that you are free, don’t become their prisoner...

The day that Mandela was released from prison on Robben Island, Bill Clinton, then governor of Arkansas, was watching the news. He quickly called his wife and daughter and said, “You must see this, it is historic.” As Mandela stepped out, Clinton saw a flush of anger on his face as he looked at the people watching; then it disappeared.

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