Monthly Archives: March 2013

All in a Title

We, as children, learned to read under the guidance of teachers, who taught us grammar and syntax; for example, the contractions of speech that it takes a foreigner years to master in the journey of language-learning. We learn, as craftsmen … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Woman: Cora! A Woman of Ability

March is National Women’s History Month, with this year’s emphasis on celebrating women in science and technology. I’d like to draw attention to a very controversial and colorful woman: the nation’s first war correspondent: Cora Crane, a true rebel of … Continue reading

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Not this tide

One Christmas many decades ago a relative had given me a trio of Signet Classics: Animal Farm, Lord Jim, and The Jungle Book; and I don’t think that she had ever cracked them open herself because she had failed to … Continue reading

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Sivilize Me Not

PERSONS attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. BY ORDER OF THE AUTHOR The … Continue reading

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