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And forever the world the small the Great!

~ Le temps est si clair que
je tremble qu’il ne finisse…

~ André Breton

For Andreas Embeirikos… 255 more words

Canadian-Greek Poets

Cuppa time! If… Rudyard Kipling

If there is any poem that has touched the innermost aspects of my being, it is If. The more I read it the more I fall in love with it. 441 more words

Cuppa Time

'There were so many things we feared. And we shouldn't have. We should have lived.'

As you may or may not know I have a certain weakness for Slavic writers and East European literature. Unlike American and West European, Slavic literature has nothing even remotely glamorous about it. 768 more words


“I want to be thoroughly used up when I die,  for the harder I work the more I love. I rejoice in life for its own sake. 

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Self - Growth

Brian Schmidt

Autographed Picture of Mr. Brian Schmidt.

(Distinguished Professor & Nobel Prize Laureate In Physics-2011)


Why are so many winners of the Nobel Prize of Jewish background?

This question is one of those dinner party, or coffee shop, conversations that rises periodically in the course of a social outing with friends. In a similar fashion to a brain-dead zombie, this question put to rest numerous times, only to rise out of its coffin to startling the unsuspecting. 1,726 more words

Friend of My Youth: What happens if you don't like Alice Munro?

Does someone come and take away your PhD in English? Does your Canadian passport spontaneously catch on fire? Are you called before a panel to prove you still recognize what it means to be human? 182 more words