Bashō’s Narrow Road to the Deep North

Bashō’s Narrow Road to the Deep North

I was a young man and about to begin four years of military service when I came across a haiku poem that struck me profoundly:
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No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

‘I think if you were Satan and you were settin around tryin to think up somethin that would just ...
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Sappho

Sappho

Similar to Emily Bronte, Sappho fascinates men and women from all over the world. Perhaps this is due to certain combinations that are very much present in the works of these two gifted artists:
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“Oh, If I Could Only Get My Book to Oprah”

“Oh, If I Could Only Get My Book to Oprah”

It’s a typical sunny afternoon in Beverly Hills. The café is starting to clear out from the usual morning rush of the soy latte, extra foam crowd.
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Ramona: The Most Important Woman in the History of Southern California

Ramona: The Most Important Woman in the History of Southern California

While at an estate sale here in Fullerton, I happened upon an old book written by Helen Hunt Jackson first published in 1884, the name: Ramona.
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A Journey to Belonging

When I saw the yellow I stopped the car. Fortunately,…
The Doors of Our Journey

Many doors we walk through during our journey of everlasting…
It’s Worth the Effort

"Man, you're a weird looking horse."