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Adapt or perish

On my first full day in Augusta (December 11, 2013, if you’re keeping track at home), I had a solid list of appointments to view apartments for rent. 1,107 more words

Media And Journalism

Civil Rights Movement: How Dare You Compare!

I’ve often seen the Civil Rights movement of the 1950’s and 60’s held up in a sort of strange but lofty isolation from other social justice movements, to the point where people almost seem to regard it as the only real legit social movement to which all others look silly and petty in comparison and Martin Luther King Jr. 369 more words


On Roman Imitations in Comparison to Greek Models (Aulus Gellius, Attic Nights II.23)

“I have been reading the comedies by our poets which are based on and translated from Greek poets like Menander, Posidippus, Apollodorus or Alexis (and some comic writers as well). 168 more words


My sister

My sister leaves in five days for five months. She’s travelling around Vietnam, Cambodia, New Zealand, and various other places. I’m happy for her, I know the job she’s in isn’t somewhere she envisions herself staying long term and she’s going to have the time of her life, but I can’t help but envy her. 359 more words

On Comparisons

        Comparisons are not compliments.

Comparisons in the form of compliments have always held a special place on my nerves. I have never found myself smiling when a man told me– “You’re cooler than other girls.” 136 more words

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett versus The Humming Room by Ellen Potter

The Humming Room
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published February 28th 2012 by Feiwel & Friends
Source: Personal Copy

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett was first published in serial format before being collected as a novel in 1911. 1,654 more words


So Happy for You! Sort of.

I have six friends who have always had some combination of the following: Good looks. Happy marriages. Dream jobs. The ability to travel extensively. Plenty of money. 262 more words