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Duck Worth Wearing & The Loft The Historical Roots of a Blossoming Business

When shopping at local businesses Duck Worth Wearing and The Loft you’ll find a few themes worth noting. The stores  are not only a place for shoppers to save money, it’s a place of employment and to top it all off, sustainably designed. 722 more words

Consignment

The Daughter of Highland Hall, by Carrie Turansky

Publisher’s Summary:

What if the title, the estate, the life of security and splendor… what if it isn’t enough?

Strong-willed and beautiful, debutante Katherine Ramsey feels ready to take the London social season by storm, and she must. 561 more words

Christian Fiction

Clay Dolls and Forced Abortions – Frog, Part 3

Part 1 of the novel we’re currently looking at, Frog by Mo Yan (莫言的”蛙”), ends on a particularly dramatic note that we’ve already seen building in the second to last subchapter where men were forced into sterilizations. 1,639 more words

Capsule

Emily Croy Barker's 'The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic'

Despite disliking the main character so much I almost quit halfway through, once you get stuck into this book it isn’t half bad!

The first part of this book is pure fairy tale. 473 more words

Books

Beijing Part II: The Great Wall & Beijing Opera

Though I always wanted to see it, the Great Wall of China was not originally on my list of things to do in Beijing. I didn’t think I’d have enough time (the decent section of the wall takes around 2 hours to get to from Beijing) and wanted to better use the limited time I was allowed. 1,906 more words

Travels

Greek Sculpture: Time Line Research

The reason this section of history was chosen is due to fact that sculptures are considered as animation and some of the earliest forms of sculptures are ancient Greek, just like my research into ancient Greek pottery, the following quotes and notes are my own or taken from John Boardman’s Greek Sculpture mainly the chapter two The Dark Ages and Geometric Period. 148 more words

Animation

Destination America~OKLAHOMA~by rldubour

Continuing our journey across America, we learn a little about the next great state to visit (in alpha order), Today is:

OKLAHOMA

The residents are called~~ Oklahomans… 397 more words

Poetry