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On Manliness and Joan Didion


First, a parable for manliness in the 21st Century: My daughter, who is four, came with me to the ranch this week. My wife, who stayed home, sent her off looking cute in boots and cowgirl hat over a pair of pigtail braids. 3,537 more words

Making Sense of the Senseless

There is no work of human hands which time does not wear away and reduce to dust.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, 46 BC

In my work as an emergency services Chaplain, I’m regularly confronted with the senseless. 490 more words


Killing Them Softly …

“I’ve a bone to pick with you,” S. said. We hadn’t had time even to settle in our seats, shuck off our coats, never mind order the first glasses of prosecco. 729 more words

Writers & Writing

The Magical Year of Thinking

Cheers to another book report. :) I read this one in another one of my nomadgypsy moods. Sometimes I have this desire to feel, to be emotional, to explore what makes me feel and how it makes me feel. 608 more words

Matters Of The Heart

9 Joan Didion Quotes For The English Major In All Of Us

Whether you love Joan Didion or have finally learned to live without her, you have to accept that she’s been buzzing lately. Even if you personally find her writing “ 171 more words


TLC Book Tour Review: Where Have I Been All My Life?

Author: Cheryl Rice

I was thrilled the day TLC Book Tours contacted me to be a book tour host. The first book they offered me was Cheryl Rice’s  597 more words


A Idade 'Tá FINALMENTE na Moda

Sempre teve pinta e sempre teve o seu (…) ‘ status’ (detesto a palavra mas aqui aplica-se) mas finalmente o conceito Idade está a ficar em forma! 305 more words