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Well Hello!

If you’re reading this, then I am fairly surprised. As this is my first post, I guess I will take a second to talk about all that this blog entails. 115 more words


As part of my American Literature class at North Lake College, us students were assigned to read “Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson. My results were typical of many who have read it. 296 more words

In Theaters - "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2014; Dir.: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine)


By Mike Dub

*Opening today at the Landmark Embarcadero in San Francisco and the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley. 727 more words

In Theaters

Pau Casals, Song of the Birds

In October 1971, Pau Casals was invited to the Assembly of the United Nations, where he received the Peace Medal. He said:

I haven’t played in public for nearly forty years.

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On the romanticization of road trips as a direct result of of American Transcendentalism (which itself has its roots in the English Romantic tradition), in Kris Lackey’s  157 more words

a natural death

He stood at the edge of the basin and looked beyond.  A sea of evergreens met his eyes, an occasional flock of birds erupting into the crisp blue sky and into the horizon beyond.   118 more words

Random Writings

Alex Grey & Allyson Grey Interview via Breaking The Set

I sense so much apathy and defeatism in the world today. I also sense those that run toward something else. I’m drawn to individuals that see the best in people, and push for an expansion of consciousness. 85 more words