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On Crying, Friends, A Czech Word, and Fading Away

Today I saw one of my friends crying today.  It was unintentional as she is the kind to conceal her crying.  We both happened to be driving on the same road, I looked over and was surprised to see her.   707 more words

My Friends

Hopping Through Central Europe: Berlin, Dresden, Prague, and Vienna

Memories really do fade quickly. Or maybe just the ones that weren’t that important to remember. I visited Berlin, Dresden, Prague, and Vienna over three months ago, but I must’ve been having way too much fun this last quarter of college to have bothered to document those experiences. 888 more words

Where In The World Is Wendy?

Poetic Memory

The brain appears to posses a special area which we might call poetic memory, and which records everything that charms or touches us, that makes our lives beautiful. 75 more words

Happy Cup

On Twelve-Tone Music

Twelve-tone music gets a bad rep with even the die-hards of classical music fans. It’s similar to how people respond when you say “logarithmic function… 943 more words

Culture

Why I read The Unbearable Lightness of Being

A note to the reader/viewer: If you have not read nor watched the movie adaptation of Milan Kundera’s ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’, avoid the movie at all costs. 667 more words

About Me

“When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.” ― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

“When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.”

― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

“Bits of German practice remind me of you, like your “entschuldigung” to the German hitchhikers and playful referral to them as “The Germans.” I really enjoy that humor, lacking in self-consciousness. 231 more words

Steph

Milan Kundera’s “Identity”: Sure, Maybe Not As Good As “Unbearable Lightness”, But Much Shorter!

Kundera’s seminal novel “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” was my favorite book out of last year’s readings and is easily in my top 10 books of all time. 206 more words

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