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The Last Monday in May
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As we hear on the news about fighting in foreign countries today, we are reminded of the many times our soldiers have fought and even given their lives for the freedoms we sometimes take for granted. A special day has been set aside to remember the sacrifices given by these soldiers to protect our rights and freedoms. That day is called Memorial Day.
Why Bill Cosby Should Stop Criticizing Black People and Continue Eating His Jell-O
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This is brief essay criticism of Bill Cosby's bizarre comments. It charts how he went from being a beloved comedian and "America's dad" to a fringe character who, despite his good intentions, comes across as a loon. Cosby favors superficial changes over addressing the larger problems of the black community, with humor that largely misses the mark....
Cultural Mindset of the Class of 2013
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Have you ever found that you can't relate to the teens of today? This guide is meant to help parents and older siblings by showing you what the high school graduating class of 2013 did - and didn't - grow up with. It might also be useful for writers to write realistic fictional teenagers.
El Fuego del Apocalipsis
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El Señor anunció su venida en llama de fuego: 2 Pedro 3:7Pero los cielos y la tierra actuales están reservados por su palabra para el fuego, guardados para el día del juicio y de la destrucción de los impíos. Biblia de las Américas, 1997.
Antropología y Arte en Gilles Deleuze
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Filósofo francés contemporáneo cuyo pensamiento se inscribió inicialmente en el movimiento estructuralista y en las llamadas filosofías de la muerte del sujeto, aunque su pensamiento, creador e iconoclasta, es inclasificable. De él dijo Michel Foucault que era “el único espíritu filosófico de Francia”, y que el siglo XX sería deleuziano.
Being Fruitful without Multiplying: Stories and Essays from Around the World
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Childfree and childless are the labels society gives to women who do not bear children, due to choice or genetics. This anthology began as a means for three close relatives from different generations to examine the life events that led to their not having children. Gold Medal Winner (Women's Issues) in the 2014 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards.
Are We Losing Our Independence?
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There is a growing trend in the United States that is of great concern for many independent thinkers. It has to do with losing our independence as our population increases. We lose independence slowly each year, so slowly that most of us do not even notice the change
Christmas Magic
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Quentin Abraham was a friend, who taught with my wife at Flat Rock Grade School in Flat Rock Illinois. He was a man of many talents, one of them was his musical ability.
The Real Conrad "Black"
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The Real Conrad "Black" is a sociological analysis of one's life through the lens of race, faith and popular culture.
The Hopper House
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A popular feature in local newspapers during the early 1950's was to use photos taken from a light plane flying over the many homesteads in the reading area, run them in the paper, and give the picture to the person who could correctly identify the house. The Oblong Oracle featured our house in November 1953, when my wife Sue was nine years old. This picture spurred this response from Mrs. Arthur
Wabash Cannonball Bridge
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St. Francisville, Illinois, (Home of the famous Black Jewell Popcorn company) has a great treasure our family visited recently. We had long heard the story of how a local farmer, tired of the long distance hauling grain to Vincennes, Indiana on the other side of the Wabash, had bought the abandoned railroad bridge to make his travel shorter.
Rabbits and Rats
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The local paper informs me that Oblong, Illinois is having complaints from residents about rabbits and fats. The rabbit issue concerns a complaint about a local resident raising rabbits for show and meat, right within the city limits!
Hobo
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While it was raining very early on a cool July Sunday morning, I looked out the window and saw something setting on our lawn furniture under the overhang of the house. These record-setting cool temperature settings on the third week of July in 2004 are unusual, so the small black and white dog was shivering in the cool July morning rain
Chipper
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"If you take a dog which is starving and feed him and make him prosperous, that dog will not bite you. This is the primary difference between a dog and a man." - Mark Twain
He Stood In a Rainbow
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"I was fishing, when all at once I noticed many colors surrounding me," said Quentin Abraham, describing his experience. "I stepped out of the rainbow, back into it, and back out of it again. This lasted for several minutes, and I enjoyed the experience, not knowing it was possible."
What the Easter Bunny, Santa, and Farmers Share
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Santa Claus, The Easter Rabbit, and farmers all share a secret. The secret shared by them is perhaps the greatest bit of knowledge in the known world, not realized by many, but learned quickly by almost everyone who grows crops and livestock to feed the world
Moonshine Illinois
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In the Southeast corner of Clark County Illinois, way out in the boondocks where the hoot owls chase the chickens, a very unique location can be found (after a lot of stops to ask directions) to buy a hamburger.
A Fathers Day Tribute to my Dad
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It took me a long time to understand my Father. He taught me a lot, but sometimes I didn't understand his methods.
Burl Ives, Our Local Claim To Fame
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Burl Ives is buried in the community in which I call home. Born in the small town (Population 100) of Hunt, then known as Hunt City, He was brought home to lie in a local cemetary.
We Move The Earth
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Many of us don't realize our lives are often viewed by others, and taken as examples. There are often those living legends in almost any community.