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What is a farmer?
A farmer is a man who feeds the world.
What is a farmer’s first duty?
To grow more food.
What is a farmer’s second duty?
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#51 How Shakespeare, Baby Names, and the Tower of Terror Provided Proper Perspective on A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley (1992)
My daughter Lily was almost named Cordelia. Well, “almost” may be an exaggeration, but it was certainly in the consideration set. A little over thirteen years ago we were expecting the birth of our second child and going through typical baby-naming negotiations. 1,756 more words
I know you haven’t heard much from me lately. It’s mostly because I’m enjoying this short time before library school to read–a lot. I’ve devoured quite a few titles lately that have inspired me in different ways, and I’ve been using that to channel my creative writing. 558 more words
Now that I’ve got a little time off school, I’ve been looking forward to doing some more writing of my own. So naturally I’ve been cleaning my house and purging junk instead. 422 more words