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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

Chapter 1: A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

Chapter 1 of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and read by me…


“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens

I first read “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens, when I was at school around 14 or 15 years old. I remember little of the story apart from  Jerry and his rusty fingers from his illicit grave digging (he is a “resurrection man”) and Madame Defarge and her incessant knitting. 598 more words

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A Spring in my Step

While it has been quiet on my blog, it`s been hectic in my life thanks to three young adorable granddaughters who took up my time, energy and attention for nearly three solid weeks. 934 more words

Thoughts Before the Boeing

There are too many small things to keep in mind of prior to jetting off to another country. We often forget that before the boeing, there is a life – responsibilities of which, one must soon temporarily part way with, and in turn, replace with them with new ones. 436 more words


A Tale of Loss

Years ago, when I first read ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ and last week when I re-read it, I realized this one feeling I had even then that no matter who you trust, however trustworthy and kind they seem, you’ll end up getting betrayed and hurt. 477 more words