Tag: September

Try to Remember

Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future. Romanian-American author, academic, activist, Nobel Prize laureate, and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, was born on this day in 1928 (died 2016). Face it, Elie Wiesel had horrible memories, much of them told in his autobiographical Night. In Night, …

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Wait! It’s September?

My favourite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something. Groucho Marx Where did this month go? I mean, seriously, didn’t I just get back from the beach? You may recall that I mentioned our beach trip in passing. I had goals for September. I still have …

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