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Electing the American President


Repost MLK DAY 2018 Repost from 2008 election. How things change and how they stay the same: Today November 4, 2008 we are all a part of the most important event in political history.  Barack Obama, the Democratic candidate might possibly become the first black president of the United States.  Watching the two years of… Continue reading Electing the American President

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Tennis and Poetry: “If” recited by Federer and Nadal


Combining some of my favorite things i.e.  poetry, tennis, and tennis players.  This Wimbledon promo is simply a fortunate find.  Without further ado, I present Roger and Rafa reciting Rudyard Kipling's "IF" which adorns the entrance to center court at Wimbledon.      IF by Rudyard Kipling (‘Brother Square-Toes’—Rewards and Fairies) If you can keep your… Continue reading Tennis and Poetry: “If” recited by Federer and Nadal

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On MLK’s Birthday


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I Have a Dream Speech Happy Birthday! Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to a cause he felt was worth fighting, yet he never believed in violence. He was one of the greatest orators, but he was reluctant and could be shy. People oppressed saw in him the possibility.… Continue reading On MLK’s Birthday