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Reading as a Writer

I just returned from a trip to England during which I read, for probably the fourth or fifth time since my childhood, a book I have always loved: Dickens’ … 764 more words


“Cada fracaso le enseña al hombre algo que necesitaba aprender.”

de Charles Dickens


The Blessings of the Present

“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
― Charles Dickens, … 49 more words


Fourth monthly number: time's postern gate

“A just question my liege. Late is the hour in which this blogger chooses to appear” TTT

Time and timing is the theme of this somewhat belated post. 1,578 more words

Charles Dickens

ghosts of the past clanking their chains

Judge Desmond’s opinion in Woods v. Lancet 303 N.Y. 349 (1951) quotes:

“When these ghosts of the past stand in the path of justice clanking their mediaeval chains the proper course for the judge is to pass through them undeterred.” …

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Wow, was Charles Dickens ever ahead of his time when he made this declaration in the 1800′s!

The art of time management rightfully reinforced the importance of such traits as planning, proactivity, prioritizing and punctuality as essential in achieving your goals (see the blog on the… 145 more words


Lecturas para el verano: ¿Y si fueran cómics?

El verano es la temporada perfecta para leer. Me acuerdo que cuando iba al colegio tenía que leer durante esta larga estación los clásicos de la literatura, muchas veces muy pero que muy aburridos,  que iban a ser estudiados y analizados en detalle al año siguiente. 450 more words

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