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Two Days

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

- Mark Twain

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a story of childhood adventure and, as such, the story’s titular hero finds himself in a number of troublesome predicaments, usually as a result of his own childishly unchecked curiosity. 288 more words


Procrastinate: WotW

For reasons which I choose not to elucidate now, this week’s word is procrastinate.  Procrastinate, like so many of my favorite words, comes straight from the balmy Mediterranean shores of old Rome and the Latin tongue.  124 more words


Explore, Dream, Discover

Explore, Dream, Discover.

I enjoy Mark Twain. He had a way with words and wisdom. We live life to explore, dream, and discover. We can close our eyes and be transported to whatever place we want in the world, perhaps the banks of the Mississippi. 118 more words

Teacher As Transformer

“. . . ordination in the ordinary. . .” (Stephen Cushman)

I wonder. I wonder if all people in their 70th year begin to work at projects they had not imagined attempting in their younger lives—or, conversely, stopped working at activities they have previously thought were important and rewarding. 1,119 more words


Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

-Mark Twain

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