Blogging Thoughts

Okay, I work for WordPress.com, full disclosure, I have a lot of blogs. Some I use for testing, some for fun, some for ramblings that I never share, the list goes on for the reasons I have so many. But I’ve been starting to wonder why. Why do I have blogs for all these different…

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The Concept of Beauty

There are a whole lot of ways to be perfect, and not one of them is attained through punishment. From the Essay Dogs, Cats, and Dancers, Thoughts about Beauty, by Ursula K. Le Guin In this essay, Usula not only talks about the concept of perfection, but also about society’s expectations of beauty, and how…

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Book Thoughts: Einstein’s Dreams

I recently reread Einsteins’ Dreams by Alan Lightman. I just can’t help but come back to it when I get to contemplating time and reality. It’s a fictional story, or set of short stories really, about what Einstein might have been dreaming about when he was working the patent office in Switzerland and developing his theory…

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Quote: Virtues

The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. ~ Ernest Hemingway Why share this quote? Why did it have an impact on me? The last words hit me…

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