Monthly Archives: June 2017

Making a Historical Swimsuit, 1910

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Originally posted on Angela Clayton's Costumery & Creations:
Since it is now officially summer (and disgustingly hot and humid), I’ve decided to spend this week focusing on some more weather appropriate projects. And I’m starting with most summery of…

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William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 1

— 2.1 — A carrier — a transporter of goods — carrying a lantern entered the yard of an inn on the London-Canterbury Road and said, “Heigh-ho! If it isn’t four in the morning, I’ll be hanged. The Big Dipper … Continue reading

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John Grund: Part Owners of the Statue of Liberty

John Grund: “Some years ago, a friend and I were walking on a downtown street when a homeless man came walking the other way.  My friend said, ‘Did you know he’s part owner of the Statue of Liberty?’  I was … Continue reading

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City dweller — Haiku out of africa

when evening dawns ~ I yearn for the open veld ~ wind against my skin ©Lize Bard via City dweller — Haiku out of africa

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William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 3

— 1.3 — In the council chamber of Windsor Castle, King Henry IV met with the nobles from the North who had lately been giving him trouble: Hotspur; Hotspur’s father, the Earl of Northumberland; and Hotspur’s uncle, the Earl of … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 2

— 1.2 — Prince Hal, who was a young man, and Sir John Falstaff, who was an old, obese knight who lived by committing crimes and entertaining people with his wit, were talking together in a place in London where … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV”: A Retelling in Prose — Cast and Act 1, Scene 1

CAST OF CHARACTERS THE GOOD GUYS King Henry the Fourth. Henry, Prince of Wales, son to the King. Aka Prince Hal. Prince John of Lancaster, son to the King. Earl of Westmoreland. Sir Walter Blunt. THE REBELS Thomas Percy, Earl … Continue reading

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Some Good Deeds from Reddit

“What’s the Greatest Thing Another Woman has Done For You?“ 1) StrikeDearMistress wrote this: “A girl from my university I had never really spoken to heard me cry in the bathroom and let me stay at her place for six weeks … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 8 (Conclusion)

— 5.8 — Macbeth, knowing that he had lost the battle, thought, Why should I play the Roman fool, and commit suicide by throwing myself on my own sword? Let Brutus or Cassius commit suicide when they see that their … Continue reading

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Michael Gregor, MD: Turning the Clock Back 14 Years (YouTube)

Michael Gregor, MD: Turning the Clock Back 14 Years (YouTube) Four simple health behaviors may cut our risk of chronic disease by nearly 80%, potentially dropping our risk of dying equivalent to that of being 14 years younger. https://nutritionfacts.org/video/turning-the-clock-back-14-years/  

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