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Thought of the Day: The Road Goes Ever On and On

 “The Road goes ever on and onDown from the door where it began,Now far ahead the Road has goneAnd I must follow, if I can. “ – J.R.R. Tolkien

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War Changes A Man

While paying attention to something else, I started to think on PTSD. War Changes A Man by Michael Doyle It came on without any warning Half past two in the morning And suddenly, it was show time Landing hard like … Continue reading

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Beasts of No Nation

Random thoughts on children confronting war form the basis of this poem. Beasts of No Nation by Michael Doyle In a parliament of owls It’s easy to believe And to keep busy Certain only of the war Dancing now while … Continue reading

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Finding the Good

I had a discussion with someone many years ago about why I wanted two princesses to be familiar with the literary classics from which there were derived the 5′ Shelf of Books aka Harvard Classics.  After all, the contention was, … Continue reading

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To Become A Knight

To be a knight is to be a servant for the country and its people. To Become A Knight by Michael Doyle The darkness is coming There’s no use in running Ruthlessly conquering as it comes It brings us to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If You Can Dream It; You Can Do It

“If you can dream, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney    

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Sonic Gems: Can – Tago Mago

In 1968, the core quartet of Holger Czukay, Irmin Schmidt, Michael Karoli and Jaki Liebezeit formed the German experimental rock band Can.  The band drew from such diverse backgrounds as avant-garde and jazz and incorporated minimalist, and world music elements … Continue reading

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