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If I would think like a forest owner....

We’ve had a cold and sunny day here today, even after I had come home from work. Normally the sun is behind clouds when we get out on our walk but today it showed itself several times even if it was just for a few minutes at a time. 465 more words

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Required Reading at American Universities

I read this article at Quartz, and found some of the books to be interesting. Most of the books I have never thought of reading, and many I’ve never heard of.  154 more words


Gradmama2011 reblogged this on SOMETIMES and commented:

[Re-Blogged] Fascinating article. As an Historian and student of English (language) this is a topic close to my heart. Speaking only for myself, the required/recommended reading on these lists should stand without speculation about elitist or leftist purposes. The reason math and science texts tend to stick to their topics without speculation and judgmental comments is obvious: the World runs on political and academic knowledge and ideas, while math and science are not subject to endless interpretation. Thanks to I Read Encyclopedias For Fun blog for including the Reblog button. https://ireadencyclopedias.wordpress.com/2016/02/05/required-reading-at-american-universities/      (Gradmama2011)

Cancer and the (Controlling) Mind (Part 4) - An Up-Date

July 2014 our lives changed forever. I know that sounds dramatic – but I do believe that no matter what the outcome, the diagnosis of cancer to you or your loved one will stay with you forever. 307 more words

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Canley Today: “Not a Reassuring Neighbourhood”

In this guest post, Dr Ruth Cherrington brings her story of the Canley Estate in Coventry up-to-date, following earlier posts on the origins of the Estate… 2,204 more words


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Capability Brown tercentenary gets underway with planting of his favoured tree

To launch a year of celebrations to mark the tercentenary of Lancelot (Capability) Brown’s birth, the National Trust is planting hundreds of trees back into several of his designed landscapes in its care. 576 more words

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