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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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Ab Aeterno

March 24, 2010 From Eternity In “Ab Aeterno” Richard is chained to the Black Rock Ship. A corrupt priest offered him no absolution, but instead sold him as a slave to Alvar Hanso, who owns The Black Rock. In a … Continue reading

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Homeland and 24

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Homeland and 24 Since Homeland debuted in 2011 it has been consistently compared to its predecessor 24, and with good reason. Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa who created the show wrote for 24 before … Continue reading

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Dark Nights Of The Soul

Dark Night of the Soul The Dark Night of the Soul by Thomas Moore came out in 2004.  It is based upon the ideas of St John of the Cross who was a Spanish Mystic and Poet.  His approach, as … Continue reading

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If Only

If Only If Only: How To Turn Regret Into Opportunity by Neal Roese, PhD came out in 2005.  In his book Roese introduces the ideas of Counterfactuals.  A Counterfactual is a product of what might commonly be called imagination.  Counterfactuals … Continue reading

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Sunset Beach

June 30, 2002 Sunset Beach At long last I’ve managed to harness the energy of ocean!  Well, in a way anyway.  I’ve learned enough about it to actually catch and ride the waves.  This is a big step really because … Continue reading

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Myrtle Beach

July 22, 2001 Myrtle Beach Saturday we got up early and left by 9am.  We stopped at my bank and Jason’s bank before getting gas and heading out.  We took 220 South to Rockingham and then 74 and 35 down … Continue reading

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