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Bottled Bitterness (A Poem)

I’m not angry.

Anger requires an active hostility which I simply don’t feel.

Disgruntled is too mild a word for what I feel…


Yes, I’m bitter at the current state of things. 66 more words

Tales from the Backlist: Christy Hale's Dreaming Up

Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building, by Christy Hale, (1996, Lee & Low Books), $18.95, ISBN: 9781600606519

Recommended for ages 5-10

When I started at my current library last year, the younger kids were in the middle of a school project on architecture. 337 more words

Early Reader

On Love: a Biography

‘I think it’s an idea people came up with a long time ago to get people to stay with the people they are with. I don’t believe in the idea of love. 2,667 more words

Creative Writing

Does Trump Even Know What "Third World" Means?

Given that I have much to do, not be a great builder like Trump and all, but, you know, important things to do, I’ve tasked myself to writing a blog entry in less than an hour. 1,918 more words


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's 3 Favourite Books

Hillary Clinton 

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

This is a classic, and includes significant female protagonists. Hilary stated this as her favourite book in one interview, and said “Like many women of my generation who read this novel growing up, I really felt like I lived in Jo’s family. 478 more words

Update: What is QE Doing?

I know it’s Wasteland Wednesday, but I wanted to take a day to share what I’m into these days.  I haven’t taken a day to talk about life for a while and Wednesday is as good a day as any.   1,097 more words


The Toltec Art of Life and Death by Don Miguel Ruiz

I could not wait for this book to be released. My sister pre-ordered it on Amazon as a birthday present for me. I waited three whole long months before it arrived by post. 272 more words

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