Tag: Chariots of Fire

A Writer Confesses

  In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it. American historian, and author (Roots: The Saga of an American Family), Alex Haley, was born on this day in 1921 (died 1992).   I confess that, yesterday, I fell for another “you can make a bazillion dollars …

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What we want to hear

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” Judge Taylor in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, first published in the United States on this day in 1960. Harper Lee wrote that statement more than fifty years ago. Before Cable TV, before 24/7 news, before the Internet, before Twitter, …

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