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“There is plenty of land,” thought he, “but will God let me live on it?

– Pahom in Leo Tolstoy’s “How Much Land Does a Man Need?

Ramblings

The Election

The grownups are freaking out. Something called a Presidential Election is happening out in the world. All the grownups want to cry, they are having meetings and pacing around, wringing their hands with twisted worried faces. 1,196 more words

Arcadia, by Lauren Groff

I read this book a couple months ago for book club, but due to scheduling issues I didn’t get a chance to talk about it with them until just a couple weeks ago. 427 more words

Reviews

The Liz’n’Me Club

By Tamim Ansary

On the appointed day, Roger, Kent, and I climbed into a car and headed south. Somehow, as we approached New York, we got on a road with no exits, so we ended up in New Jersey. 2,519 more words

Hope Farm, by Peggy Frew

A snippet of a discussion about this book on the radio was enough to pique my interest. Hope Farm is the story of a young girl, Silver, growing up in a Hippie Commune. 751 more words

All About Books

Conversation with Pedro de Llano about The Sharing Project in Art Journal Open

It was an absolute joy to have this conversation with Pedro de Llano. We have lots in common, and we cover a lot of ground in this story. 44 more words

The Sharing Project

FEMINIST FRIDAY

A LITTLE DIFFERENT POST FOR FEMINIST FRIDAY.  I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT.

The Commune in Ethiopia Where Feminism is the Law
How a village in Ethiopia has come to serve as a model for the rights of women, children and the elderly. 1,684 more words

Feminist Friday