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A life lead in creative abundance!

“It’s not about how to achieve your dreams, it’s about how to lead your life, … If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you.” 244 more words


Writing and The Butterfly

Our potential reader is inundated with shouting media, on giant flat screen televisions  or Cinerama, in spectacular color and high fidelity stereophonic sound. The protagonist is  a Gregory Peck (Moby Dick),  a Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), a Lawrence Olivier (Hamlet), Peter O’Tool, (Lawrence of Arabia), or Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra),  gorgeous, clever, courageous. 699 more words

Cultural Literacy

'The Last Lecture' Book Review

Carnegie Mellon University has a tradition of hosting an event called ‘The Last Lecture’ in which professors pretend it’s the very last lecture they’re ever going to give to their students. 395 more words

Book Review

"The Last Lecture"- Randy Pausch

Randy Paush was a professor, a lecturer, a friend, a father, a husband, and a cancer patient. He gave his last lecture on “achieving childhood dreams” sharing his own wisdom and outlook on life. 753 more words

Book Reviews

Monday Must-Read: The Last Lecture

My Monday must-read this week is tied into the graduation season that is quickly passing by.

Randy Pausch knew he was fighting a losing battle with cancer when he gave his “last lecture” at Carnegie Mellon University. 229 more words


Sunday Thought....

Randy Pausch is one of my favorite authors, he wrote “The Last Lecture.”  The first time I read the book I made sure that I was going to be alone.   68 more words