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Great Storytellers in History: Part 1

What makes some stories so powerful that they actually become part of our Western culture? I’m not talking about J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter (first published just over thirty years ago and still popular today) or even J. 675 more words


Mini-Reviews: All the Books I Read for Literature Class This Year (Part I)

Remember back in August when I posted a list anticipating the 7 books I was reading for literature class this year? A few of you wanted to know what I thought of them once I was done. 1,008 more words


Camping as a Means

We were itching to get out of town and had four days to do so.  So we scanned a six-hour radius and landed in Homer, AK.   1,564 more words

Catch the Moment 2018 - Week 20

Week 20?! Jeez, we’re pretty far into this year already. That’s always so weird to realize. It felt like a pretty busy week, but luckily there was a lot of quiet time, too. 254 more words


Road Trippin' in Alaska

After a four-day ferry ride from Bellingham, Washington to Haines, Alaska, we embark on the maiden camping voyage in my new Toyota Tacoma. The plan is to drive the Alaskan roadways with at least an equal amount of camping and motel stays. 645 more words


rodin and the ancient greeks, & the iliad

rodin and the ancient greeks

i didn’t realise that rodin spent a lot of time in london, and that he kept visiting the british museum to see the elgin marbles and other greek sculpture; it seems (at least according to the bm’s materials (but see… 1,020 more words