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Drawing Session 25/11/14

This morning, we had a drawing session, we went around the table, each saying a word, and we all had to draw each word. It’s all about visual language (semiotics). 134 more words

Drawing Session

Mathematics Symbol Selector

Mathematics Symbol Selector
“The 2014 GED® test on computer contains a tool known as the “Symbol Selector,” used in entering special mathematical symbols into fill-in-the-blank item types.”


Sun & Wind

To have the whole air!—
The light, the full sun
Coming down on the flowerheads…

- “The Shape of the Fire”, Theodore Roethke

Embedded in our collective unconscious is a connection between the sun and wind.

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Elephant symbolism - The unluckiest symbol of luck

Elephants carry a lot of symbolic meaning from around the world. From fables to religious stories and history inspired legends where elephants appear. We humans seem to have cultural and countries crossing interest and fascination on elephants. 217 more words


How to Be An-Alphabetic (3)

How to be An-Alphabetic (2)

The idea was to be an an-alphabetic for a day, experience how it felt, and write about the experience. However, the more I was able to wrap my brain around the experiment, the more I became aware that something was off. 669 more words


California Dreamin'

I have personally moved at least 17 times and that does not include the time spent living between three residences at once. Add to this the four times I have moved with my Husband in the last 11 years. 1,115 more words


Symbols in Literature's Orchestra

A brief note before this week’s column begins: Since I started “Dave Astor on Literature” four months ago (on July 14), the blog has received 10,303 page views and 3,319 comments. 938 more words