Month: October 2017

Fats Domino’s Secret to Writing Great Songs: ‘Bein’ Lucky’ — Longreads

Fats Domino passed away on Oct. 25 at the age of 89. via Fats Domino’s Secret to Writing Great Songs: ‘Bein’ Lucky’ — Longreads

IHA Cross Country Takes on Disney! —

On October 5th, the IHA cross country team and coaches embarked on a journey to Disney World in Orlando, Florida for the 21st Annual Disney Cross Country Classic. The trip (and girls!) ran from Thursday, October 5th to Monday, October 9th. Coach John Downey had been planning this trip for almost a year and the […] via IHA Cross Country Takes on Disney! —

Surviving a Humor Writing Class: a Technology Rant — Travel Tales amongst my Ramblings

This lesson, titled “Precision,” is about editing. Even though we have no pressure of grades in this on-line class, the teacher is quite critical––that’s a good thing––and I have tried to do my best. I like to get my money’s worth. Our class of 13 is down to two or three, so I figure the […] via Surviving a Humor Writing Class: a Technology Rant … Read More Surviving a Humor Writing Class: a Technology Rant — Travel Tales amongst my Ramblings

Linebreak — Discover

Linebreak is an established hub for powerful poetry, where a new poem has appeared — in both text and audio — every Tuesday since 2008. via Linebreak — Discover

Nature Photography: Beauty of Autumn! — Beyoutiful

Hey everyone!! Hope y’all are having a wonderful week! First of all, I want to thank those who took the time to leave encouraging and loving comments on my last post! So grateful to call you guys my friends and it just means so much to me that you all are always there for me […] via Nature Photography: Beauty of Autumn! — Beyoutiful

The Beat of the Pendulum by Catherine Chidgey – 2017 — alysontheblog

Catherine Chidgey recorded and transcribed a year of her life, and using just those found words – from conversations, from the Internet, from TV and movies – wrote The beat of the pendulum. The title comes from a Proust quote, where he described novelists as ‘wildly accelerating the beat of the pendulum’. There is an […] via The Beat of the Pendulum by Catherine Chidgey … Read More The Beat of the Pendulum by Catherine Chidgey – 2017 — alysontheblog

SAILS, STORMS, & SCIENCE: ADVENTURES OFFSHORE — The Blog of Williams-Mystic

By Katrina Orthmann, a Fall 2017 student studying Biology, Society, and the Environment at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and the Fall 2017 student blogger. 3 September 2017: A new adventure begins, courtesy of Williams-Mystic. Let’s look at the numbers: 17 students, eight hours of travel, one tall ship, and approximately one […] via SAILS, STORMS, & SCIENCE: ADVENTURES OFFSHORE — The Blog of … Read More SAILS, STORMS, & SCIENCE: ADVENTURES OFFSHORE — The Blog of Williams-Mystic

A Selection of Virginia Woolf’s Most Savage Insults — Discover

If the latest celebrity and/or presidential Twitter feud left you uninspired, Emily Temple at Literary Hub is here for the rescue with some of Virginia Woolf’s harshest, wittiest takedowns. via A Selection of Virginia Woolf’s Most Savage Insults — Discover

Zen Grass — Zen Poems and Zen Photos: dick allen

Grass Grows Up Three Inches “Grass grows up three inches,” how about that? “At midnight in the mountains, the donkey’s cry is very noisy,” how about that? Monkeys like bananas, horses like apples,” how about that? “The train goes down the tracks, the bus goes down the road,” how about that? […] via Zen Grass — Zen Poems and Zen Photos: dick allen

Interview with Larry Achiampong — M.A.P.

Something Human: For History Lessons: Fluid Records you will present your audio-visual work Ph03nix Rising: The Mogya Project, which builds on your previous projects Meh Mogya and More Mogya where you explored your aural heritage and Ghana’s socio-political context. Considering your previous projects, how does this new adaptation further your enquiry into notions of class, […] via Interview with Larry Achiampong — M.A.P.

The Foreigner Review — Society Reviews

The Foreigner is a smart and entertaining foreign film that doesn’t feel all that foreign. The veteran acting of Chan and Brosnan carries the film’s dialogue, emotion, and action. I doubt this film will be successful enough to grant a sequel, but I wouldn’t mind seeing a part 2 if it came. via The Foreigner Review — Society Reviews

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