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May 31 2017

To infinite possibilities, and beyond…

“A writer can do nothing for men more necessary, satisfying, than just simply to reveal to them the infinite possibility of their own souls.” American poet, essayist, and journalist, Walt Whitman, was born on this day in 1819 (died 1892). Maybe that’s my job here. Maybe, just maybe, by revealing the things I deal with …

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May 15 2017

The one where I bend my own rules

I can’t give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma. The Wizard to the Scarecrow in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Children’s author, L. Frank Baum was born on this day in 1856 (died 1919). This is not a treatise on the state of American education. Then again, maybe it is. It’s …

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