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Life is a Great Tapestry (Albert Einstein)

We are Each an Insignificant Thread Sometimes the inspiration of my daily post is something that I read on a Facebook page, like today’s from Center for Action and Contemplation. It was the use of the word “weave” which caught … Continue reading

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Water: the Strongest Element?

Where Would We Be Without It? Life on Earth owes a huge debt to water. Without it, we wouldn’t exist. And yet, it can be most unforgiving when it’s in its primal condition, liquid. Have you ever thought about it: … Continue reading

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Freddie Mercury: Astrological Portrait

Colourful Enigma The irony of using a black and white ‘biography’ portrait for such a one as Freddie Mercury cannot be overstated. In truth, none of us really know who he was, but we were all affected by his music, … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years Ago

The Last Man Killed in the Great War His name was Henry Nicholas Gunther: he died at 10:59 am on November 11, 1918. The Second Last Man was a Canadian His name was George Lawrence Price: he died at 10:58 … Continue reading

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Twenty-Nine Years Ago, Today

Fall of the Berlin Wall   One comment: the Tide of History was overwhelming…

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US Constitution: Checks & Balances

Midterm Elections Most midterm elections are a referendum on the power and popularity of the President. Donald Trump knew this, so he made it all about him (as usual). He went all-out to support Republican Senate candidates and he ignored … Continue reading

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Hiawatha: Fact or Fiction?

The Song of Hiawatha This is how I first read about Hiawatha, through the Classics Illustrated comic book. Like Last of the Mohicans I presumed he was a literary character only. I was wrong. Unfortunately, no one knows exactly when … Continue reading

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