Category: I Like That!

Things I didn’t do and did in 2016

I didn’t write on my Blog.  Yep, and I have  a feeling like a big heavy ball-and-chain is holding me back from writing in the new until I say farewell to the old.   So here’s some of my ‘didn’ts and dids’ for

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I LIKE THAT!!!

Scott Pelley ended the CBS evening news with a quote from Viktor Frankl.  To paraphrase:  “Do not ask what is the meaning of life; ask what is the meaning of you.” Frankl survived Auschwicz; his wife, parents and brother didn’t. 

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And for Summer Travelers . . .

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” I LIKE THAT!! Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989)  an American author and essayist

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Thought to Ponder: Gertrude Stein

“A diary means yes indeed.”  I think I like that, but I’m not sure why.  If you figure it out, let me know.      

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I Like That! Henry David Thoreau wrote . . .

Awakening to a dawn in me conjures up lovely images; a flower gradually opening to the morning sun, the early morning sun–for me, Venice in the early morning sun glowing in a violet haze–I saw that once.

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Did you know that Walt Whitman liked to wear Red Union Suits. I like that!!!

Yes, he did, and I got it from a Whitman Scholar.  Some years ago, a guest professor gave a lecture in a graduate Literature class I was taking.  He arrived in blue jeans, red underwear showing under a plaid shirt with

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Congrats to Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland . . .

She’s been there 35 years!

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THOUGHT TO PONDER . . . EMILY DICKINSON WROTE . . . “a word is dead when it is said, some say/I say it just begins to live that day.”

Only a couplet expressed in iambic pentameter, the most common meter, but, oh, so powerful.  This was  Dickinson’s gift.  A shy woman, she rarely left her house, and later in life, she rarely left her room, observing life through the

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I LIKE THAT! Nancy Horan writes in her novel “Loving Frank” that. . .

“the horizon is the hem of heaven.”  Yes, I like that!!!

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Kudos to Murkowski and to Alaska!

The votes are in! Lisa Murkowski just won her Senate seat in Alaska! It’s no small feat to be elected as a write-in candidate; in fact, it’s no small feat these days for a woman to win an election, much less–a woman write-in?

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