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The Decision

The Decision

By Britta Bohler

Translated by Jeannette K. Ringold

Haus Publishing, 2015

ISBN: 9781910376133

Deploying a sonata-like structure (each day akin to a musical movement), this novel presents a snapshot of Thomas Mann at a crucial moment in his life. 380 more words

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The Decision

“Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.” -Carl Von Clausewitz

My parents wanted to take us out for Chinese food New Years… The cephalic phase of digestion was definitely activated for me, but not for the better. 1,186 more words

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Sorry About the Mess

“Were it not for hope the heart would break.” -Scottish Proverb

6 significant deaths from August 2014 to today. Our dog was put down this morning. 803 more words

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Moment of Weakness

“Two frogs fell into a bowl of cream. One didn’t panic, he relaxed and drowned. The other kicked and struggled so much that the cream turned to butter and he walked out.” ―Anonymous… 506 more words

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A Sisyphus Year

“With useless endeavour, Forever, forever, Is Sisyphus rolling His stone up the mountain!”―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I saw the most disgusting thing when I was traveling home. 2,030 more words

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“Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.” -Henry Ford

I don’t know how I feel today, just ready to get out of here. 1,471 more words

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“The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower… 1,525 more words

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