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Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014: St. Monica

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

St. Monica

St. Monica was married by arrangement to a pagan official in North Africa, who was much older than she, and although generous, was also violent tempered. 61 more words

today's birthday: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770)

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770)

Hegel was an influential German philosopher who developed the Hegelian dialectic, according to which a thesis, such as “being,” inevitably generates its… 60 more words

this day in the yesteryear: Kellogg-Briand Pact Signed (1928)

Kellogg-Briand Pact Signed (1928)

The Kellogg-Briand Pact was an agreement between the US and France to renounce war and seek settlement of disputes by peaceful means. 59 more words

Write Beside Them Chapter 1-3 Review

Inserted into this post above a video posted by Vimeo which shows Penny Kittle herself excepting the Britton Award of 2009 for her book Write Beside Them. 377 more words

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Word: spendthrift

spendthrift 

Definition: (noun) One who spends money recklessly or wastefully. Synonyms: scattergood, spend-all, spender Usage: You talk as if a miser on Monday were always a spendthrift on Tuesday. Discuss.