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"All Of Us" - I told you I was freaky. But you didn't believe me...

I am a huge fan of author Kurt Vonnegut. I’ve read many of his books (although not all -yet).  When an opportunity arose to make an alien painting for a local group show, Vonnegut’s Tralfamadorian aliens from his novel “Slaughterhouse 5″ waddled into my brain pan immediately. 132 more words

4 Books To Read This Fall

T’IS THE SEASON. Finding the perfect backpack, hoarding pencils, and stressing over that first day outfit. For many, it’s time to head back to school. No longer are the beach reads calling our names from inside our Kindles and Nooks. 339 more words

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Literary Pop: Slaughterhouse-Five

“There was a big number over the door of the building. The number was five. Before the Americans could go inside, their only English-speaking guard told them to memorize their simple address, in case they got lost in the big city. 520 more words

Literary Pop

Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations

Bach supposedly wrote these 30 variations on a simple theme for the insomniacal Count Keyserlingk, Russian ambassador to the kingdom of Saxony. Musical scholars agree they represent the pinnacle of baroque keyboard technique. 1,163 more words

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Epigraph of the Day

“It is just an illusion here on Earth that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, and that once a moment is gone, it is gone forever.” – 
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Homesick: Slaughterhouse-Five

Many things have happened since the last time I wrote and unfortunately my reading plan has had to take a backseat in between moving across the country and settling into a new West Coast life. 344 more words

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Reread: Slaughterhouse Five

“All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is. Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I’ve said before, bugs in amber.”

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