There is no reason to think

 There is no need to think. I said that once, I thought it often (yes, I see the contradiction here) and I stand by it. There is never any need to think. It is hard to accept this idea, I know. One goes straight to working, making,…

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Wordplay Wednesday: I Carry Your Heart With Me

Among the voices of 20th century poetry, a name stands out which you almost certainly will have heard of. Sometimes capitalized, sometimes not; sometimes abbreviated, sometimes not, his name is, most simply: E.E. Cummings. His poetry ranges from the avant garde, to the surreal, to the beautiful,…

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A Happiness Lesson from Claire Danes

The September 30, 2013 issue of the New Yorker had an interesting piece, John Lahr’s “Varieties of Disturbance” about actor Claire Danes. Though I’ve never watched My So-Called Life (yes, I know this is unacceptable, and it’s on my to-do list), I do love Homeland, so I…

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