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2015/01/25 14:59
2015/01/25 14:59
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I have decided that even with my rapidly dissolving memory, an advanced case of “airheadism” and almost pathological dislike of public appearances, I am Jeopardy material. The game show, in which...
2015/01/25 14:59
2015/01/25 14:59
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2015/01/24 18:05
2015/01/24 18:05
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Lin Yutang wrote, "What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child?" Born in Fujian, Lin also lived in the U.S., France, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, where he's buried....
2015/01/22 07:09
2015/01/22 07:09
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On the most blustery of days, I ventured deep into South Campus. Tucked beneath the looming shadow of the Big House was Wolverine Press. After wandering through a maze of office cubicles, I was...
2015/01/21 07:47
2015/01/21 07:47
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Writer and journalist Ambrose Bierce, himself a Civil War veteran who served in the 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment, wrote in “The Devil’s Dictionary” of the cannon, “An instrument employed in the...
2015/01/18 06:17
2015/01/18 06:17
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Anger is unhelpful in a number of ways, but there are a lot of commonly used arguments that I won’t bother with: ‘Chronic anger will give you a heart attack.’ Yeah, OK, whatever. So will smoking, and...
2015/01/16 13:17
2015/01/16 13:17
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New trials ordered for three men convicted in the 1970s of murders in St. Mary’s won’t take place at least until a Maryland appeals court decides if it will weigh in. But the county prosecutors’...
2015/01/15 19:17
2015/01/15 19:17
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... Monitor your anger I strongly recommend keeping an anger log over at least two or three weeks. You may be surprised at what it reveals. As well as raising insight, it can help you to take a...
2015/01/12 10:51
2015/01/12 10:51
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HOH Word of the Week: Satire “SATIRE, n. — An obsolete kind of literary composition in which the vices and follies of the author’s enemies were expounded with imperfect tenderness. In this country...
2015/01/12 01:58
2015/01/12 01:58
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... wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of reason.” (Juvenal) “Impiety: your irreverence towards my deity.” (Ambrose Bierce) “Were I (who to my cost already am/One of those strange...
2015/01/02 19:17
2015/01/02 19:17
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The latest entry in the “No, The Sky is NOT Falling” literature is The World Is Not Falling Apart an essay in Slate by Andrew Mack and Steven Pinker. I am a huge fan and casual acquaintance of...
2014/12/26 05:16
2014/12/26 05:16
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The Maryland Humanities Council and the St. Mary’s County Library will partner to offer a free reading and discussion program for service members of all eras. The reading and discussion group will run...
2015/01/25 14:59
2015/01/25 14:59
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