Monthly Archives: May 2014

Capitol, Slavery, and Frederick Douglass

Yesterday I watched 12 Years a Slave. It’s a good movie, but a difficult movie. I cried several times in the movie. I may say more about it, but not at this time. There is a scene at the beginning … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Courageous One

Originally posted on GYA today:
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Che Gelida Mamina

This is a clip from a Metropolitan Opera production of La Boheme, with Vittorio Grigolo singing Rodolfo.

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The Bells by Edgar Allen Poe

I read this in high school. I still remember this poem all these years later. I don’t know why. I. Hear the sledges with the bells– Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, … Continue reading

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Liebster Blog Award!

Thank you to Reel Ryan for nominating me for the Liebster Award. It’s an award that works kind of like a chain letter. It’s for newer bloggers or bloggers with a limited number of followers. I will now get to … Continue reading

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Falling Water

I went to visit this house ten years ago in August. It was so hot! The tour guide said Mrs. Kaufman would frequently let her guest stay in the house and she would stay in the guest house. I don’t … Continue reading

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Films About Women Part 9

1 Rebecca Rebecca tells the story of an unnamed heroine who marries a wealthy gentleman named Mr. DeWinter. The main character arrives at Manderly, his great estate, with no experience running a great house. (Think Downton Abbey.) At his house, … Continue reading

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