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Space for Culture

“No person can afford to pay attention to more than a very small fraction of new things produced. Yet a culture could not survive long unless all of its members paid attention to at least a few of the same things.

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Creative Writing

Baggage

Unless you’re part of that dying breed of people that marries their high school sweetheart or a 30-something virgin who looks more likely to live in an old-age home before having a meaningful contact with the opposite sex, you’ll probably have a fair few relationships/ encounters before you decide to settle down. 550 more words

DATING IN CAPE TOWN

Unthinkable, Unbearable, and Sort-of Funny

The novel/film “Sophie’s Choice” reveals a woman’s horrible secret of being forced to choose which of her children will perish in a WWII concentration camp gas chamber. 95 more words

Fiction

Why I Chose to Stay at Home

When I first started to dream about having a family, I always assumed I was going to be a working mom. I mean, my husband and I are both teachers, so it’s not like we make a lot of money. 481 more words

Motherhood

DAY 1

Today on the 31st of july, myself and Megan began the 100 days of basic training. I started the day with breakfast consisting of 1 banana and 2 eggs. 136 more words

The price for living without a choice is very expensive,
the decision to live without a choice is cheap and easily made by many,
but with such a choice, comes the incovenience of settling for anything, 195 more words

Poetry

HUMILITY, OR HOW WE DECIDED TO SUCK IT UP AND MAKE A TOUGH CHOICE FOR THE BEST INTERESTS OF OUR FAMILY

WE ARE HERE

Originally published January 28, 2012

Recently, we made a very difficult decision. We packed up our things and moved our family of 4 into the basement of my in-laws house for an indefinite amount of time. 940 more words