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It's the 90s!

I was raised in the 80s, but I grew up in the 90s.  Before the Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky scandal, I’d only heard of oral sex.   584 more words


Book of the Week: The Birthmark

This week’s review comes from the distant past: The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Most high school graduates likely know of Hawthorne’s acclaimed work, The Scarlet Letter… 612 more words

Book Review

Wanderers They Knew Not Where (45).

Up with your nimble spirits, ye morrice-dancers,  green-men, and glee-maidens, bears and wolves, and horned gentlemen!

Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The May-Pole of Merry Mount” (1836).

Gallery Of Illustrations

#46 Butterfly | Available

SIZE: 8″ X 8″
TASK: Practice being still for 20 minutes 108 times
BONDED TO: Your Name Here
DATE: 5/25/2015

Happiness is a Butterfly

When you were a kid, did you ever play the stillness game? 161 more words

The 108 Mandalas

A Mask for all Reasons

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.” … 423 more words

The Journey

The face of nature can never look more beautiful than now (May 23, 1851 entry from Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Note-Books)

May 23d.–I think the face of nature can never look more beautiful than now, with this so fresh and youthful green,–the trees not being fully in leaf, yet enough so to give airy shade to the woods.

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