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Ralph Waldo Emerson

We fly to beauty as an asylum from the terrors of finite nature. – Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The conduct of life… 6 more words


Celebrating Audrey Hepburn

By Jana-Lynn

Growing up, I was never interested in Audrey Hepburn.

Not that I assumed her to be a terrible person. It just that there was something about the way women were seemingly obsessive about her just turned me off (I blame the non-conformist in me.) I never watched her films or knew much about her background but I just never delved too much into her life. 471 more words

Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

A personal reflection.

Now this is a Star Trek movie that anybody, both casuals and Trekkies, could agree on—the Next Generation crew’s answer to the…

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Lemony Snicket

Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like.  — Lemony Snicket, … 11 more words


Theodore Roethke

I know the purity of pure despair,
My shadow pinned against a sweating wall.
That place among the rocks—is it a cave,
Or winding path? The edge is what I have. 17 more words


F. Scott Fitzgerald

Let it pass; April is over, April is over. There are all kinds of love in the world, but never the same love twice. —F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Sensible Thing.” (Steel Guitar Publishing February 27th 2011)  Originally published in 1924.


Treasure Planet (2002)

“spirit of adventure”

Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brian Murray, Emma Thompsons and David Hyde Pierce

The space pirate landscape of… 176 more words

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