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I want a child too - fair's fair

“It’s not fair; I want one. Well you have one so why can’t I? It’s not fair. Fair’s fair so I’m telling.”

How often have we heard the statement above or words similar?  824 more words

Society And Culture

Inconsistencies between life and art: a child’s version

This week when my grandson came to play after daycare, we read Mary Poppins. Like every child, he has sung “ A spoonful of sugar… Let’s go fly a kite” and so is quite familiar with the story; however, when we began to read the book, we discovered that there were actually four Banks children, not just Jane and Michael: the twins, John and Barbara, for the most part asleep in their cots. 1,124 more words

Philippines: Hoping against Hope on Transforming Customs and Internal Revenue

The Philippine Bureau of Customs: Hogs bred for the slaughterhouse

Bureau of Customs (BOC) is taunted as a revenue generating agency, a supposed contributor to the national treasury. 2,125 more words

#corruption

Philippines: Hoping against Hope on Transforming Customs and Internal Revenue

The Philippine Bureau of Customs: Hogs bred for the slaughterhouse

Bureau of Customs (BOC) is taunted as a revenue generating agency, a supposed contributor to the national treasury. 2,126 more words

Corruption

Fathers and Daughters (The Electra Complex)

Sibelius and daughters

There are an enormous number of images out there of soap-advertising smiling fathers and daughters, tho’ with the prevailing cultural and social suspicion of men (any men) and girls in emotional relationships, the norm has gone back to the mother-father-daughter group (if for some commercial/social reason sons are excluded). 298 more words

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A man like you

What do I see in a man older than me?
I see experience
And maturity that others my age don’t have
I see in him the things that I missed out… 101 more words

Poetry

SVH Super Star: Olivia's Story

Estimated Elapsed Time: 1 month

Summary/Overview:

Olivia Davidson is obsessed with painting, and she’s particularly focused on abstract impressionism.  She’s taking classes at the Forester School, and it’s there that she meets devoted artist James Yates.   695 more words

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