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Peace on Purpose

These days, I spend a good deal of time thinking about peace. I’ve thought about how peace is active, something that requires energy and attention. I came up with the phrase, Peace Is Not Passive. 46 more words



August 29 in history:

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th, 2005, leading to massive flooding in New Orleans when many levees on the Mississippi were breached.   153 more words

Today In History


The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.    ~Hubert H. Humphrey

Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

USA Government

Deadline: before 1 Oct (annual)
Study in:  USA
Program starts Apr-Sept 2018

Brief description:

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. 460 more words

The Nix by Nathan Hill

As seen in Goodreads:

It’s 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson—college professor, stalled writer—has a Nix of his own: his mother, Faye. He hasn’t seen her in decades, not since she abandoned the family when he was a boy. 466 more words

Book Reviews

“I was under the influence that he was going to help us.”

This day’s blog title is in Linda Preast’s own words. Her reason for stating them? She voted for #45 and is now worried sick that his ill-conceived and mean-spirited proposed cuts in federal spending will soon flat out threaten her very survival. 452 more words


Saturday, 28th January 2017

Then he called for Peace in Vietnam, and the crowd roared and the band played Dianas as if he had made a glorious pass. Peace in Vietnam was now the property of all politicians; Peace in Vietnam was the girl who had gone to bed with a thousand different guys, but always took a bath, and so was a virgin. 69 more words