Tag Archives: Literary

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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Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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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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A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Reading the Classics Is Fundamental to Culture

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”  – Ray Bradbury With this idea in mind, I am pleased to announce an additional phase of Aloha Promises Forever’s implementation.  From today … Continue reading

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