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The Authentic Voice of Creative People

Creatives’ On-Going Quest for an Authentic Presence

We homo sapiens are marvels, aren’t we? Since the dawn of our species, through every era, among us have been extraordinarily artistically gifted people. 1,438 more words

Developing Talent, Human Potential And Achievement

The Top 100 Book Review: A Death in the Family - James Agee (1957)

Beautiful Writing, Tepid Story

“We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville Tennessee in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.” 644 more words

Book Review

Search, and search again

The Twitter feed on this blog searches without much care or discrimination for anything that includes the word “research”. The resulting timeline is pretty incoherent, and it gives you a sense of how often we turn to this word, while meaning quite a wide range of things. 792 more words

Projects And Case Studies

AGEE ON FILM (1948) - James Agee, an inspiring critic

Ever wonder what causes a movie reviewer to become a movie reviewer?

When I was a 10-year-old kid just getting into classic movie comedies, I went to the library and checked out the book  320 more words

The African Queen (1951)

And you call yourself a Christian! Do you hear me? Don’t ya? Don’t ya? Huh? What ya being so mean for, Miss? A man takes a drop too much once and a while, it’s only human nature. 1,131 more words


ON THIS DAY: November 27, 2017

November 27th is

Bavarian Cream Pie Day

International CARE Day *

Pins and Needles Day *

National Statistics Day *

Cider Monday *

Cyber Monday * 1,294 more words


Hiding in Plain Sight: Leaders in Our Midst

There are certain people who touch the lives of others, some lightly, some deeply, seemingly without effort or without concern for their own standing.  To me, they more closely resemble the flight of bees fertilizing one flower after another than the deliberations of those in search of influence.  1,132 more words

Letters On Aging