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Day 4: Serially Lost - IF ONLY....

“Grief does not change you. It reveals you.”
John Green

He wasn’t supposed to die. If only we had gotten him to the hospital fast enough, he would still be around today. 543 more words


The Education of Henry Adams

What one knows is, in youth, of little moment;
they know enough, who know how to learn.”

The reader is subject to serial passions. 406 more words

Book Review

Henry Adams' Salon

The Amazing Bird Collection of Young Mr. Roosevelt ends with Theodore’s entrance to college.  The ten years previous to that event had been, for the most part, an idyllic period of growth in his theatre of family and friends. 662 more words

Theodore Roosevelt

Grief & Macy's Mens' Suits Made to Measure

As creepy and Hemlock Grove-ish as it seems to visit a neighborhood cemetery as a tourist attraction the Rock Creek Cemetery is well worth the trip for art enthusiasts and… 303 more words


The Education of Henry Adams (Henry Adams, 1918)

The autobiography of a scion of the great American Adams family.  For some reason, the book is considered, in some circles, a “conservative classic” (whatever that means); but it’s disfigured by false modesty; self-pity; the trying, consistent use of the third person (“the boy Adams felt that he…”); and above all by a deep authorial dishonesty. 728 more words

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