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The Good Luck of Your Bad Luck: Marcus Aurelius on the Stoic Strategy for Weathering ...

Brainpickings 19 Sep 2021
Because the modern mind calculates validity of vantage point by estimating the comparative value of suffering, it must be observed that, later in life, Marcus Aurelius had it easier than most of his contemporaries, being Emperor; it must also be observed that, earlier in life, he ...
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Leaves are falling

Fort Smith Times Record 19 Sep 2021
They’re falling – the leaves ... A century earlier, one of her predecessors in poetry, Sarah Helen Whitman, suffered her own life challenges but had better luck and a greater grip on sanity, witness her decision to not marry a contemporary of verse, a suitor named Edgar Allen Poe ... So a perfect Sunday afternoon ... Shrinking enrollment ... .
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Anne Horrigan Geary: Musical chairs on the Titanic's deck

The Berkshire Eagle 18 Sep 2021
Picture this. a dining room in the 1950s with two rows of chairs, back-to-back, surrounded by a gaggle of giggling, preteen girls in party dresses ... Now, we worry more about the gritty details of daily life than about the pleasures of a good meal and a hearty laugh shared among contemporaries we no longer have to impress with our clothes or cars ... ....
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Education board member calls 1691 Project 'untrue history'

Independent Record 18 Sep 2021
The 1619 Project is a collection of journalism from the New York Times "intended to address the marginalization of African-American history in the telling of our national story and examine the legacy of slavery in contemporary American life,” as described by the Times’ editor in chief Jake Silverstein ... In April of this year, the U.S ... She continued ... .
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Montana education board member calls 1691 Project 'untrue history'

Independent Record 18 Sep 2021
The 1619 Project is a collection of journalism from the New York Times "intended to address the marginalization of African-American history in the telling of our national story and examine the legacy of slavery in contemporary American life,” as described by the Times’ editor in chief Jake Silverstein ... In April of this year, the U.S ... She continued ... .
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Montana education board member calls 1619 Project 'untrue history'

Independent Record 18 Sep 2021
The 1619 Project is a collection of journalism from the New York Times "intended to address the marginalization of African-American history in the telling of our national story and examine the legacy of slavery in contemporary American life,” as described by the Times’ editor in chief Jake Silverstein ... In April of this year, the U.S ... She continued ... .
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Readers and Writers: Wolves, war and words in a notebook — a look at three ...

Pioneer Press 18 Sep 2021
Today’s novels range from wolf poaching to a notebook that draws people together to a war between Mother Nature and the Gods ... —�From “Wolfman” ... Paul Public Library, writes in a little notebook vignettes of life she observes ... This mix of mythology and contemporary life (the Descendants know some modern phrases) is a lot of fun ... .
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4 fall movies that celebrate the beauty of autumn

Independent Record 18 Sep 2021
Winner of eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this 1984 biopic chronicles the life of Amadeus Mozart, namely through the eyes of his bitter contemporary, Antonio Salieri ... the life of Amadeus Mozart, namely through the eyes of his bitter contemporary, Antonio Salieri.
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Personal Adds: Creativity, resolve and tenacity of the human spirit

News & Record 17 Sep 2021
May you also find magic in the little things in life as well as the big, important things as we journey together through this unprecedented time in human history ... Personal Adds is an occasional column reflecting on contemporary life. Send submissions to life@greensboro.com with “Personal Adds” in the subject line. .
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Man Stupidly Sails Through Hurricane Writes Brilliant Book About Black Holes, Killer Robots, and Toilet ...

Killeen Daily Herald 17 Sep 2021
17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Author, contemporary artist, and entrepreneur, Jerome Michael McLaughlin, approaches life without hesitation ... Within hours, McLaughlin was climbing aboard a 47-foot sailboat, even though he had never sailed a day in his life ... He tackles life's biggest ...
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Dunedin Consort review – Monteverdi up close and personal

The Observer 17 Sep 2021
With the madrigals interspersed with instrumental works by Monteverdi’s contemporaries and a vocal work by Barbara Strozzi, this was an interesting, imaginative programme brought to life in a vivid performance from the singers and instrumentalists of the Dunedin Consort. The Lammermuir festival continues until 20 September ... Reuse this content. .
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21 October events at Expo 2020 Dubai worth putting in your diary

The National 17 Sep 2021
An interactive 30-minute performance and celebration of contemporary dance drawing from the Hungarian tradition of Fricska ... The globally renowned Spanish dancer and choreographer, who fuses flamenco and contemporary styles, embarks on a personal journey through dance based on memories and her own life experiences.
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Church news for Sept. 17, 2021

Johnson City Press 17 Sep 2021
in the Melting Pot, contemporary service in the Christian Life Center at 11 a.m ... service ... and 11.15 a.m.; the Christian Life Center at 9.45 a.m ... Dr ... in the sanctuary and The Gathering contemporary worship service will begin at 11 a.m ... River of Life Baptist Church, 823 Austin Springs Road, Piney Flats. River of Life will conduct a gospel singing on Sept.
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Karl Lagerfeld sale includes sculpture of the ‘love of his life’ – his cat, Choupette

The Irish Times 17 Sep 2021
... shared the last eight years of his life ... During the last two decades of his life Lagerfeld sourced contemporary works by Marc Newson (whose iconic Zenith Chair is seeking €40,000-€60,000), Martin Szekely and Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, which gave his homes a futuristic aesthetic.
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Karl Lagerfeld loved his cat so much he employed two maids for it. Now you can buy its statue

The Irish Times 17 Sep 2021
... shared the last eight years of his life ... During the last two decades of his life Lagerfeld sourced contemporary works by Marc Newson (whose iconic Zenith Chair is seeking €40,000-€60,000), Martin Szekely and Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, which gave his homes a futuristic aesthetic.

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