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Who Knew?


Ever since I first wrote this signature post for my blog I have had the pleasure of learning so much more and meeting so many new people through my blog and social media. So I wanted to repost it for those new and wonderful people that have become so supportive of my writing. Thanks guys,… Continue reading Who Knew?

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History lesson


History serves to inform and prepare. In order to learn we must be acutely aware.  When all has been tried, nothing being a mystery, How are we expected to appreciate history? The most brilliant minds that came before us. The teachers, our heroes, and always the infamous. Einstein, Tesla and Salvador Dali, Allowing every sense… Continue reading History lesson

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We Are Seven


This has been one of my favorite poems since I was quite young. WE ARE SEVEN   by William Wordsworth 1798--A SIMPLE Child, That lightly draws its breath And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death? I met a little cottage Girl: She was eight years old, she said; Her hair… Continue reading We Are Seven

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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