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Policy Makers ~

I have been thinking about adopting a new policy this week. This comes on the heels of last week’s self-imposed media deprivation. There is nothing like being alone with your very own thoughts to loosen nuts and bolts that rattle around up there. 372 more words


Why Bother?

Of all the wisdom my dad has ever conferred me, one piece of advice has outshined all the others: Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. 1,455 more words

Happy Earth Day!

This Earth Day we’re taking inspiration from literature’s greatest nature-lovers, the transcendentalists:

Today we celebrate Earth Day, an annual event dedicated to environmental protection. Surprisingly, some of the earliest conservationists in history can be found in American literature. 461 more words

Authors And Poets

The Alistair

There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from one dream into another dream. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance


Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Write it on your heart that everyday is the best day of the year.”