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Calendar Themes

Calendars Themes 1989 Willow Movie Calendar 1990 Helen Steiner Rice Inspirational Calendar 1991 Heather Cooper Art 1992 Earth 365 Days 1993 The Rain Forest by Hallmark 1994 Moments To Remember by Lynn Hollyn 1995 Breathless Hunks by Cleo Calendars 1996 … Continue reading

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Parallels Between Willow and The Mandalorian

Parallels Between Willow and The Mandalorian As I watched the second season of The Mandalorian, it struck me that there were some parallels to the 1988 film Willow. Although one is Science Fiction and the other is traditional Fantasy, they … Continue reading

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Magical Language

Magical Language BA Ba is the Egyptian word for soul—specifically the personality part of the soul. There are nine different parts to the soul. The other eight are: the khat is the physical body, the sahu is the spiritual body, … Continue reading

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Hermes Helps Out

Hermes Helps Out This collection of poetry, Persephone’s Echo, is about the echoes of the past in both mythology and my personal life. This collection combines the Jungian archetype with Sylvia Plath like confession. It also combines the personal with … Continue reading

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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power November 2018 This She-Ra is less edgy than the original perhaps, but more modern. She-Ra represents modern Feminism and it is interesting to note the sometime subtle differences crept up in the 32 or … Continue reading

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Dia De Los Muertos

November 1, 2017 Dia De Los Muertos Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a Mexican Holiday celebrated around Halloween. In the 1960s the Mexican government had the Aztec festival declared a National Holiday.  In the Aztec … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi

December 18, 2017 The Last Jedi The Last Jedi is poised precariously between the past and the future. The Last Jedi picks up right where The Force Awakens left off. It follows the template laid down by The Empire Strikes … Continue reading

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Lost Girl’s Hybrid Heritage

Lost Girl’s Hybrid Heritage I recently discovered the Showcase Show Lost Girl and binged watched it on Netflix. The Canadian Urban Fantasy show ran from 2010-2015. It also ran on the SyFy Channel, but I never caught it. While I … Continue reading

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Blake and Tradition

Blake and Tradition Kathleen Raine, 1962 Part 1: The Northern Sun: Visions of a Sage:  The Swedenborgian Songs and Jacob Boehme and Tiriel Part 2: The Myth of the Soul:  The Sea of Time and Space, Thel and The Myth … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Criticism

Anatomy of Criticism Northrop Frye, 1957 It is impossible to learn literature because literature needs to be dis-furnished from the study of it—or criticism.  Literary Criticism has many neighbors, including: Psychology and Sociology. Frye covers the Fictional Modes first.  Myth, … Continue reading

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