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Stop Starting Small!

My son is in his first year of college, taking Chemistry 111 as an engineering science major. Smart kid, most days. He was a little underwhelmed by his first class. 789 more words

Real Change is not a Myth

My favorite literary character of all time is Sydney Carton from Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities. Sydney is the archetypal “Ne’er do well” who resurrects his abysmal life just in time to save the day by sacrificing himself for the woman he loves. 370 more words

Reading
“A forest of naked arms struggled in the air like shriveled branches of trees in a winter wind.”
~Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities)
Literature

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”

-Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities)

Reading

Memorable First Lines in a Book

The first lines in a book doesn’t necessarily make that book a great read but it can instantly peak your interest or make you close that book and move on. 319 more words

Books

The Choice

“Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.” 223 more words

The Choice (a New Book By Craig Lock)