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Lost keys put Ghost Lake Good Samaritans in right place and time for water rescue

A set of lost keys led to four people being in the right place and time to help rescue a group of 10 from the glacial waters of Ghost Lake Reservoir. 623 more words

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After finishing Eugenie Grandet from one of my favorite writers I came to the conclusion that if dating was somehow similar to what it was back then relationships – but mostly, dating – would be much better. 520 more words


The Debut by Anita Brookner

It would be no surprise to me to find that Wes Anderson took some of his more quirky, melancholic characters from Brookner’s work. In fact, the attitude and breezy familial prose of this book hearkens back to the presentation of The Royal Tenenbaums in many ways; reading it in Alec Baldwin’s cracked Baritone almost adds to the appeal of this mostly sad but beautiful tale about life, love, illness, divorce, and missed potential.  373 more words

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Si no fuera por el café...

“Si no fuera por el café uno no podría escribir, lo que equivaldría a decir que uno no podría vivir.”
—Honoré de Balzac

“Coffee gives you time to think.

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Camus writes of the imaginative process that culminates in art, beautifully, as “the strange liberty of creation”.  He describes how society all too often “discourages free creation by undermining its basic principle, the creator’s faith in himself”.  715 more words

Trying To Make Sense Of It All

Tour de Canada #1 Balzac reunion & falling in love with Rockies

After an amazing unforgettable journey in South America, I moved to another country I was dreaming to visit. CANADA. From Quito I had another long flight I landed in Calgary. 791 more words