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who i am for me

it is always interesting the way people seem to try to build perspective toward them selves. the way they pose in pictures, or especially in this  mainstream of selfie, wefie or however they call it, i have never been good at following trend or mainstream. 188 more words

A Civil Tongue

Well, it was a wild ride in Alabama, wasn’t it?  When I went to bed Tuesday night, things were not only all but certain, but actually looking pretty bad–Moore was up at around 53%, with forty-some percent of the polls in.  571 more words

Critical Thought

Born Pretty Store Destiny Fairy & mermaid nail art

*Nothing to disclose

Ages ago (July!) I did a big Born Pretty Store purchase and picked up one of the duochrome flakie polishes I’d been seeing everywhere. 291 more words

Nail Polish

Don't worry?!

Liberal mainstream economists all seem to be lip-synching Bobby McFerrin these days.

Worried about automation? Be happy, write Laura Tyson and Susan Lund, since “these marvelous new technologies promise higher productivity, greater efficiency, and more safety, flexibility, and convenience.” 262 more words

Too many drinks

Christopher Hitchens, author of over 30 books, columnist, journalist, and critic once said in the New Yorker

“The four most overrated things in life are champagne, lobster, sex and picnics” (Hitchens, 2006).

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Inside the bubble: why Roy Moore has conservative media on his side

(Source: www.vox.com)

It has, somehow, been a terrific week for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Sure, one of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct… 1,916 more words


The Old Man And The Sea - Hemingway

This book is a marvel of pacing. From the first line, which sets up the central character and his conflict: “He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.” to the introduction of his shadow/Greek chorus, a young boy who admires him and wants to be like him in the second sentence, to the patience Hemingway shows in describing the minute details of life as a Gulf Stream fisherman, this book uses description, narration and dialogue in a beautifully balanced recipe to move the story along and keep the reader fascinated. 394 more words

P M F Johnson