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thereby hung a tale

“He entered picture-galleries, not, as formerly, because it was his humor to dream pleasantly over the images therein expressed, but to be able to talk on demand about painters and their peculiarities. 100 more words


Spark of Hope (January 31st)

“Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you”



There’s a term I learned in my thanatology (study of death, dying & bereavement) class in undergraduate school called Social Exchange Theory, and in short it says we as humans act or help others in exchange for that person to return the favor. 143 more words

Steinbeck on Timshel

The Hebrew word timshel — Thou mayest — that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open.

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Kawaii Doyoubi - Lesson Six - Time

Konnichiwa mina!

It’s Saturday, which means another awesome dose of Japanese. But first I want to say a couple of things; I’m no way a pro of this beautiful language. 390 more words