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ayn rand, eckhart tolle, the power of the novel, and the power of critical reading

I love listening to books on tape, books on cd, and books on my iPod. I love to read of course, but there is something very comforting about being read to. 972 more words



Belief is a curious thing, most assuredly when coupled with faith.  It rises like the dawn in unsure skies and as it matures gives warmth and life to the one who carries it.  429 more words

Another List!

This week, we’ve got something from Natural News.  It’s your basic “emergency kit” infographic; basically, a list (as we’re so fond of), presented in photographic form.  1,212 more words


Teaching Digital Literacy

I’ve spent quite a bit of time over these past few weeks thinking about digital literacy. I try to compare it to reading and language literacy. 616 more words


The Benefits of Hobbies

I believe I’ve mentioned before that I enjoy multiple hobbies; many, if not most, of them serve as potential “income backup” in the event of something untoward.  522 more words


Another Page is Turned

Well, Tuesday was Election Day in this great Empire of ours.  The people, bless their black little souls, demonstrated an impressive degree of severe memory loss.  354 more words

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The Season of Cider

So, this weekend we had a number of folks over for a “cider-pressing” party.  It was a lot of fun–(nearly) everybody brought a bunch of apples.  738 more words