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Knitting Yarns edited by Ann Hood

As well as walking and reading, my main hobbies are fabric crafts: sewing and knitting. I knit whenever I get the chance: on the sofa, on the train, in a corner during my lunch hour and the gradual building up of stitches has gently become how I think about things. 230 more words

Book Reviews

Western Civilization in a Nutshell

Norman Berdichevsky

Review of the book El hombre razonable y otros ensayos by Joaquina Pires-O’Brien. Beccles, UK, KDP, 2016. Available at Amazon.com.

The announcement of the adoption of the new word ‘post-truth’ by the writers of the Oxford dictionary on 16 November 2016 came out days after the publication of an e-book in Portuguese called… 1,480 more words

Book Reviews

Mad Men: A Cultural History | by M. Keith Booker and Bob Batchelor

Mad Men: A Cultural History by M. Keith Booker and Bob Batchelor
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, 293 pages)

Draper. Good or Bad? Yes.

4/5 stars

Non-Fiction

Coffee in Brazil

Type of service: Writing from scratch Work type: Research paper Deadline: N/A
Academic level: College (3-4 years: Junior, Senior) Subject or discipline: GeographyGeography 1,021 more words
Essays

Rising Mist and Anne Frank

The fog rolled in several hours ago, pulling up the secrets embedded in the fields and sinking them into the heavy air.  I am sitting in my classroom, staring out over the practice fields, and watching gray world do its nothing.   582 more words

Compassion

EQ or IQ- The Game Changer

A high IQ will get you through tests,

A high EQ will get you through life.

To win in life is necessary, but to win in such a way that the whole world witnesses your accomplishments is the key to find oneself a place in the annals of history.

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Westworld Finale discussion

My friend Anthony Venutolo and I discussed the Westworld Finale in his latest podcast. SPOILERS ensue.  If you like Westworld, I hope you enjoy the discussion we have.   28 more words