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First Principles: If We Mean To Have Heroes, Statesmen and Philosophers, We Should Have Learned Women

“If we mean to have Heroes, Statesmen and Philosophers, we should have learned women. The world perhaps would laugh at me, and accuse me of vanity, but you I know have a mind too enlarged and liberal to disregard the … Continue reading

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Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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For Those Beneath

Today is National Wreaths Across America Day, December 21, 2019… please remember in your thoughts and prayers, those who gave all that we might live free.   Thank you! For Those Beneath by Michael Romani Sharing a bottle of mental … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Arlington (Memorial Day 2019)

America has never been so seemingly divided since our Civil War. Thoughts On Arlington by Michael Romani With so many jokes out to rewrite history It really isn’t much of a mystery That our nation barely stands divided With too … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Be Good and Do Good Is the Entire Duty of Mankind

“To be good, and do good, is the whole duty of man comprised in a few words.” – Abigail Adams    

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Daily Prompt – Unfallen

Today’s challenge is yet another from a conversation with a friend.  I was explaining to Veri that years ago I had formed a guild in a fairly popular online game and called that guild The Unfallen.  The guild’s purpose was … Continue reading

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Seventeen Years To This Day

On 9/11/2001, cowards struck and killed many innocent people for wrongs mostly imagined, some perhaps real.  But, none of these directly attributable to 99% who died that day.  Let’s never, ever forget this. Seventeen Years To This Day by Michael … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The True Heroes of This World Share Responsibility For Caring For Our Children

“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the need and respond. I … Continue reading

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Dunkirk Evacuation

Dunkirk Evacuation by Michael Romani Trapped at the water’s edge Pushed to the continental ledge Praying for deliverance Barely hanging on through perseverance Desperate for a needed miracle Brave men pushed to edge of being hysterical That what I saw … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Courage

Bravely into the smoke without much hope they went No time to pause but purposely into needed ascent Above the fold, you’ll find the moments of courage Dignified into the tears cried dripping onto the page Even in these darkest … Continue reading

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