Call Me Bob Blurring the lines of power can be a dangerous thing; for you. There was a charming movie called National Velvet. It came out in the 1940s and was about a girl who rides a horse to victory. Quite the feminist statement for its time, I have watched it when it comes up … Continue reading Call Me Bob
“The swagger is not a strategy.” Prof.Salam Al Shereida How To Be A Great Student: Forever Face it, we are all students for life. There is a lot of world out there with a lot of history and it is a lot of fun to go and learn about it. The following are some ideas … Continue reading How To Be A Great Student: Forever
“Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.” Miyamoto Musashi Asking The Right Question I've been a bit amused/horrified to see, even with my attempts to avoid social media, posts by parents who have … Continue reading Asking The Right Question
“The Romans called the Christians atheists. Why? Well, the Christians had a god of sorts, but it wasn’t a real god. They didn’t believe in the divinity of apotheosized emperors or Olympian gods. They had a peculiar, different kind of god. So it was very easy to call people who believed in a different kind … Continue reading Reverence and Irreverence
For my 100th blog post, I wanted to do something a little bit different to celebrate! I got this idea from my friends over at Raven About the Parks and decided to put my little spin on it. I hope you enjoy!
Some of you have been following me since the beginning and I just want to THANK YOU for sticking around and helping me grow. And to all of my newer followers, thank you for finding me and liking me enough to stay!
I want to share with you my top ten posts of all time. Maybe you missed them or maybe you’re just tuning in, but these are the posts that have gotten the most likes so maybe they’re some of my best! Which one is your favorite?
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I owe ten thousand Tears for ten thousand species Extinctified. Gone. Source of all blessings you bless us with change we did not seek or want. You push us out of our ruts and comfort and ask us to learn and adapt and grow and question and survive and to thrive and to appreciate … Continue reading I Owe Ten Thousand Tears
"Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard." John Steinbeck Cats and Critics How could I not see Cats? The critics mostly hate it and the audience mostly loves it. Kinda, sorta. When things get this mixed up, you have to go see it and judge for … Continue reading Cats and Critics
“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.” Octavia E. Butler So, How About Writing? Hello again. First of all, big grats to my brother for … Continue reading So, How About Writing?