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College Unbound

College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means For Students By Jeffery J Selingo, 2013 Students are pressured to go to a 4 year college, but many drop out. Some find success in a 2 year Community … Continue reading

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Books To Read On Writing

Books To Read On Writing Writing is hard work! Suffice to say no writer was born knowing all the ins and out of the business. While Creativity and Imagination may come naturally, the Rules of Writing do not. Writing is … Continue reading

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In The Company of Rilke

In the Company of Rilke: Why A 20th Century Visionary Poet So Eloquently to 21st Century Readers  By Stephanie Dowrick Thomas Merton says, “Rilke is a poet. Is that a small thing?” It is a Rhetorical Question. It is no … Continue reading

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The Poetics of Postmodernism

The Poetics of Postmodernism: A History, Theory and Fiction By Linda Hutchinson, 1988 The term Postmodernism is either under defined or over defined.. Word like discontinuity, disruption, dislocation, decentering, intermittentcy. These terms all seem negative though.  Post-modernism installs and then … Continue reading

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Alias Elektra

Alias Elektra Jennifer Garner played Sydney Bristow on Alias. After just a couple of episodes, I was hooked. Garner was the girl next door who could easily change into a variety of aliases with great believability. It wasn’t until after … Continue reading

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Ego and Archetype

Ego and Archetype  Ego and Archetype: Individuation and the Religious Function of the Psyche by Edward F Edinger came out in 1972.  I read it in 2000.  It proved very insightful and was very influential on me. Man’s consciousness was … Continue reading

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Unsayable

The Unsayable The Unsayable by Annie G Rogers, PhD came out in 2007.  A clinical psychologist, Rogers has spent 15 years researching girls and young women, and here she uses those case studies, along with her own experiences details how, … Continue reading

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