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Shameless

Shameless I read that Shameless is the most watched series on Netflix in America. Sherlock Holmes is the most watched Netflix show in England.  This sparked my curiosity and so I binged watched Shameless this week—all 7 Seasons. The first … Continue reading

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The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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Literature As Exploration

Literature as Exploration Louise M Rosenblatt 1965 Reprint 1995 Schools and Colleges are there to teach students about themselves and humankind. As students, we try to understand the psychology of the characters we read about. We try to figure out … Continue reading

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Arts and Sciences

July 16, 2002 Arts and Sciences Arts and Sciences is a good theme for the week. Generally, the term applies to a College of Arts and Sciences. It is a department or unit within a University and focuses on liberal … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones Books

Indiana Jones Books In 1991, I discovered a new series of books that expanded upon the universe created in the three original Indiana Jones movies. Author Rob McGregor, who had written the novelization of The Last Crusade, returned to write … Continue reading

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Pregnant Pause

 Pregnant Pause  The second trimester was better in many ways, but it was not without its own set of problems.  As I started to feel better physically, financially things were beginning to deteriorate.  I had been teaching English at a … Continue reading

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Somewhere in 1996

Somewhere In This Time Sometimes there is an essence that spans through a period of time in one’s life. I fell like I am really coming into myself. I look back and see me struggling to be who I am … Continue reading

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