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The Little Christmas Book That Could

A Christmas Carol.

Charles Dickens called it his “little Christmas book,” and he hoped that this hastily penned story could bring in enough money to pay the bills. 344 more words


A photo series that juxtaposes dogs with famous authors

About a year ago, Italian photographer Dan Bannino adopted a shelter dog named Rothko. It was through Rothko that he realized how many dogs around the world suffered from deplorable living conditions. 159 more words

The Hydrant

Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was born today, 3rd December, in 1857.  Born in the Ukraine, he became one of the greatest British novelists.  His parents died when he was young and he was cared for by his uncle. 134 more words


I Wish I Was Dorothy Parker

but I’m not.

Not even close.

Sure, I’m verbose,

but I’m un-able

to rest my elbows

on a round table,

at a quaint hotel,

cuz nobody ever… 203 more words


Thoughts from Lincoln on Thanksgiving

Bringing back genuine gratitude this holiday season will be befitting to a world who has grown too dependent on appliances, devices and ‘time saving’ technologies. To understand where we have been we must go back as far as is necessary and really look around. 155 more words

A General Announcement

BERGDORF GOODMAN'S Christmas Windows 2014 • Authors

Bergdorf has done it again.  Their Christmas Windows….2014.……are spectacular.  The theme is: “inspired”………….the words of David Hoey……the talented man behind these windows.  The theme this year is:  28 more words