A DIY MFA program

This one comes from Carol Ungar, writes for the Writer as well the Orthodox Jewish Tablet online magazine.  She uses the Gotham Writing Workshop  as her DIY MFA.It's an interesting idea. You take their writing workshop and get a writing lesson every week sent to your Notebook on their website. While the writing itself is still … Continue reading A DIY MFA program

The Bowyer Bible

From the California Farmer -- May 1856 A Valuable Bible.—At a recent sale in England of the library of a deceased gentleman named John Albinson. Boston, a Bible that cost, with the oak cabinet containing it, for the sum of four thousand guineas. and sold under the hammer for five hundred and fifty pounds sterling. … Continue reading The Bowyer Bible

Corneille on Worry

Painting of Mr Peirre Corneille“Do your duty, and leave the outcome to the God.”—PIERRE CORNEILLE, 17th-century French playwright 25 “So my counsel is: Don’t worry about things—food, drink, and clothes. For you already have life and a body—and they are far more important than what to eat and wear. .. 27 Can any one of you … Continue reading Corneille on Worry

Helen Steiner Rice: A Christmas Blessing

Clifton Mill, Clifton OH.  The Display has well over 3.5M Xmas Lites.Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; Teach us to be patient and always to be kind.           by  Helen Steiner Rice, Inspirational poetess. I picked this particular picture because Ms Rice  was born in neighboring, Lorrain, Ohio on May 19, … Continue reading Helen Steiner Rice: A Christmas Blessing