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Rick Roirdan Presents

Rick Roirdan Presents My children and I are huge fans of Percy Jackson. We absolutely adore The Kane Chronicles and The Magnus Chase Series. Roirdan’s writing style is both intelligent and funny. Though often dealing with darker themes, he keeps … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

Think on These Things By Jiddu Krishnamurti, 1964 Self-Knowledge comes when you observe yourself in a relationship with your situation, you teachers are all those around you. It comes when you observe the manner of another, his gestures, the way … Continue reading

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Nuclear

January 28, 2016 Nuclear The past couple of weeks have been nuclear in nature. I thought it fitting since I was writing about the natural nuclear explosion over Tunguska and watching the TV show Manhattan about the first Atomic Bomb. … Continue reading

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Origins of Oz

Origins of Oz As a child I loved reading about the land of Oz. Although unique in that it was the first truly American Fairy Tale, there appears to be more to it.  I took an interest in New Age … Continue reading

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Elora, Onatario Founded by William Gilkison

Captain William Gilkison:, Founder of Elora, Ontario From http://www.herontrips.com/Gilkison.html Born in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1777, William Gilkison was the eldest son of David Gilkison, a partner in a small shipbuilding company. William Gilkison was a sailor, adventurer, land speculator, … Continue reading

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An Eminent Campbeltonian

An Eminent Campbeltonian by H Ferguson HTML Article Retrieved May 31, 2002 In the last century Campbeltown, Scotland, made a contribution to the development of India far out of proportion to the size of the town.  It would take a … Continue reading

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