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The most striking novelty of the American landscape today, to anyone who knows it pretty well, is a little box about as big as a prairie schoolhouse.

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ON THIS DAY: January 10, 2017

January 10th is

Oysters Rockefeller Day * ….    Save the Eagles Day

Bittersweet Chocolate

Cut Your Energy Costs 

Peculiar People Day


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Alistair Cooke

​A professional is someone who can do his best when he doesn’t feel like it. – Alistair Cooke


Being Profession-al

At the time of this writing, 2016 is coming to a close. The new year is already beckoning with aspirations of second chances and making changes. 426 more words

The Actor's Toolkit

ON THIS DAY: November 20, 2016

November 20th is

African Industrialization Day *

Universal Children’s Day *

Do Dah Parade Day *

National Absurdity Day

Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Transgender Day of Remembrance * 895 more words


November 20 in history

284 – Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor.

762 – During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels. 791 more words


In praise of beautiful prose.

None better than Alistair Cooke.

In 1968 I went out to live in Sydney, Australia.

By chance a work colleague in my workplace in Sydney introduced me to an organization called… 388 more words