Day 15. Monday, June 18th, 2018.
Day 15. Monday is finally over and we are one day closer to the weekend! I had some drinks with a good friend, and we had a very nice conversation. 513 more words
I have to say right off the bat that from the time I first read The Odyssey, my favorite character was the witch goddess Circe, who turned Odysseus’ sailors into pigs, and would have (I always believed) turned Odysseus into one as well if he hadn’t cheated (e.g., gotten help from the god Hermes to protect himself). 836 more words
One of the assignments I used to give my juniors was to memorize the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States.
Like Crusoe, I wanted to escape my country when I was young. I had, as a boy, identified with England. Not only because of an ethnic similarity and a shared language but because it seemed to me progressive and open. 1,490 more words