Category Archive: History and Culture

Sep 25 2017

 Southern by the Grace of God

  “Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.” American novelist, short …

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Aug 28 2017

Adversity and perseverance

  Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless. American figure skater, Scott Hamilton, was born on this day in 1958   That sort of goes with Friday’s post about not getting things the easy way, doesn’t it? What do you …

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