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Picture Attributions -

mixed fruits:  the_moment
conferencejurvetson

music:  Rustybuckets

writing:  twenty_questions
buffalo:  djtansy
witch hat:  clipart

DAVID:  carulmare
scrabble:  Gaetan Lee 
Holocaust: dbking
Winter: Hey Paul
Thought: Wiki Commons
kittens: milan6 
lilacs: Wiki Commons 
Torn Flag: 
celesteh
Shakespeare: Wikipedia
Bernhardt-Hamlet:  Wikipedia
St. Crispin: 
Wikipedia
Spirit Fruit: Wikipedia/
Chariots: Everystockphoto.com

Kirk: everystockphoto.com/Captain Kirk?

Jane Austen: everystockphoto.com/Jane Austen Library ...

Northern Lights/everystock.com 
snow/everystockphoto.com
 Valentine Day Tree/wikipedia.com
Polski/Wikipedia.com 
 
Pessach/Wikipedia
  Joint Colors/Wikipedia.com

 North Ridge/everystockphoto.com

  Butte and a Pumpkin/everystockphoto.com

 Verdun/wikipedia.com

  

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- lessons from the 2009 EntConnect conference

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91 Year Old Blogger

  

  From Huckleberry Jam to Buffalo Jam to Obama Jam

 

  "I'll get you, my pretty and your little dog too! "

  

  "Angels & Demons - Science vs. Religion - some thoughts"

"Christopher Columbus, Washington Irving, and the Medieval Church"

 

"SCRABBLE - Part of the writing game"

  

 

"A Name Change Can Be a Deadly Thing - Halloween scary thought for 2010"

 

"Advice for all seasons - Be safe"

  

  "Memorize this!"
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I am thinking therefore I exist.
Rene Descartes"

     

  "Kittens in my bushes!"
"Some fuzzy blobs on the ground near the low lying branches got my attention. Some birds bouncing around perhaps? No. I looked closer."
S. K. Smith

 

     

  "There's Something about Lilacs ..."
"Whether newlywed or in your nineties ..."
S. K. Smith

 

  

  "America in Decline?!"
"...all great nations of the past have gone into decline and litter the dust bin of history."
S K Smith

    
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* ELM - English, Language, and Musings *

    


Wikipedia/Shakespeare

 "ELM (part 1) - English, Literature, and Musings"
"Grammar, Literature, Idioms. This inspired me to start of another series - English, Literature, and Musings ... ELM for short."
S K Smith

    


Wikipedia/Bernthardt- Hamlet

"ELM (part 2) - Thug Notes does Hamlet"
 

"Thug Notes gives an excellent summary and analysis of a classic in my opinion.  It's a most effective teaching tool as the presentations get the main points across with the humor of the Animaniacs and in terms that even I can understand ...
S. K. Smith

    


Wikipedia - Martyrdom of Saints Crispin and Crispinian

"ELM (part 3) - St. Crispin's Day Battles in English History and Literature"
 

"St. Crispin's Day on October 25th marks battles of English history retold in its literature: one a great victory against all odds, the other an agonizing defeat because of the odds"
S. K. Smith


   

  


Wikipedia/Dublin Christ Church Cathedral

"ELM (part 4) - 
Hobbit Virtues
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"In this world, evil seems so strong.  
To fight against it, many look for a champion of great power - like a Superman.  Yet, the theme of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings is that it is not the great powers that hold evil in check, but the ordinary folk.
S. K. Smith

  

  

everystockphoto.com/Jane Austen Library ...

ELM (part 5) - 
Jane Austen 
and 
Blackadder

"Comedy can be educational after all.
And for the last word   ...
What a shame, for I dearly love to laugh. 
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice "

S. K. Smith

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Verdun/wikipedia.com

ELM (part 6) - 
The Boys Going West

"And war leaves a mark and makes its way into literature."
S. K. Smith

    
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* LOL - Laughing Out Loud *

    


Everystockphoto.com/Chariots of fire reenactment!

"LOL (part 1) - Olympic dreaming on such a winter's day"

"Never give up on your dreams!  And go for it!" 

  


everystockphoto.com/Where's Captain Kirk?

"LOL (part 2) - International Talk Like William Shatner Day"

"Star Trek has been an inspiration for 50 years.  Therefore, the actor who played this intrepid star ship captain - Captain Kirk - deserves to have his day!" 

  
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* Music *

    

Northern Lights/everystock.com

Music 
(part 1) - 
Winter

"In the spirit of the season, Antonio Vivaldi composed Winter."
S. K. Smith

    

Valentine Day Tree/wikipedia.com

Music (part 2) - 
All You Need is Love

"Many celebrate Valentines Day with tokens of love such as cards, candy, flowers, special dinners.... But music is as universal as love. And love has been a popular theme of many songs throughout the ages."
S. K. Smith

    

Pessach/Wikipedia

Music (part 3) - 
Passover

"Passover in 2016 will be celebrated April 22 - April 30. And it is a most significant event in the Old Testament as well as the New Testament."
S. K. Smith

    

Joint Colors/Wikipedia.com

Music (part 4) - 
Armed Forces Medley

"For 2016, Armed Forces Day comes on May 21st.  "
S. K. Smith

    
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* Poetry *

    

snow/everystockphoto.com

Poetry (part 1) 
- Snow

"Often it's hard to find the words that describe the wonder of nature.
S. K. Smith

  

Polski/Wikipedia.com

Poetry (part 2) - 
The Fool's Prayer

"Shakespeare made great use of the fool, the King's jester, who was one court member who spoke the truth behind the mask of comedy"
S. K. Smith

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North Ridge/everystockphoto.com

poetry (part 3) - 
Success

"Forty years ago, as a youngster, I wrote a poem about this theme when I was just starting out in life."
S. K. Smith

  
  
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* Cats *

    

Butte and a Pumpkin/everystockphoto.com

Cats (part 1) - 
Halloween and Cats

"The internet is made of cats!"
S. K. Smith

 

  

Cat-XmasTree/everystockphoto.com

Cats (part 2) - 
Christmas and Cats

"So from the cats around the internet...
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year! 
"

S. K. Smith

  
  
  

* Write Stuff *

* Latest *   

Auschwitz - Rose left on a stone/wikipedia.com

Write Stuff 
(part 1) - 
Give them Hope

"....more emotion in the short ads of last Superbowl than many of the manuscripts..."
S. K. Smith

  
  
  
  
  
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