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The Story About Shakespeare’s “Second-Best” Bed

All Is True (2018) Anne Hathaway is an enigma to modern society. How could she tolerate her husband being away from Stratford-upon-Avon so much, when he was writing and producing plays in London? Was she really such a doormat, or … Continue reading

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Haiku (Redux)

Originally posted on cdsmiller17:
Haiku poetry is a style that originated in Japan. According to Wikipedia, it is typically characterized by three qualities: The essence of haiku is “cutting” (kiru). This is often represented by the juxtaposition of two images…

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When the Feeling’s Right, I’m Going to…

Run to You (1984) The other person knows who this refers to, so I’ll say no more… We were no April Fools…

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We’re Gonna Have a Good Time Then

Cat’s in the Cradle (1974) My child arrived just the other dayHe came to the world in the usual wayBut there were planes to catch, and bills to payHe learned to walk while I was awayAnd he was talking ‘fore … Continue reading

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The Bow, the Arrows and the Quiver

Group Work vs. Cosmic Family Dynamics It’s been an interesting couple of days. Along the way, great lessons have been learned by all concerned. And, depending on one’s point-of-view, a great emancipation success and a dismal failure to launch. My … Continue reading

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It’s Like “Northern Exposure” but Without the Humour

Virgin River We starting binge-watching this series on Netflix last night. Almost immediately I got the “Northern Exposure” vibe. But, to be honest, this one is more like a Hallmark movie. The mountains in the background weren’t fooling me: the … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Coin: Her Mars and the Year 1855

A Canadian Quarter from 2001 I found a quarter today. It’s a hint from the ‘other side’ that I’m on the right track. In the past, I found pennies, nickels and dimes, hardly ever any quarters. So, I think this … Continue reading

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Karmic Astrology: “All the World’s a Stage…”

From Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” This truism struck me as totally apt, yesterday: oh, I’ve thought this many times before, but the discoveries I unearthed recently have made me remember this quote. It is especially true when you look … Continue reading

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Crazy in Love? Or Just Unlucky?

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) It’s a question I’ve had ever since I watched the Daniel Day-Lewis film “Lincoln”. His relationship with Mary Todd (played superbly by Sally Field) was always problematic, and yet he never … Continue reading

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Soul Mates or Just Good Friends?

Gladys Davis Turner (January 30, 1905 – February 12, 1986) In my review of Sidney D. Kirkpatrick’s “Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet” I got to thinking about the young stenographer who came to Virginia Beach to help the Cayce family … Continue reading

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