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Leaning Into This Moment

Lean into this moment…

This expression is a variation of Rule # 5 from the movie, People like us.  It goes as follows:

“Rule # 5:  …

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Word Appreciation

After reading Dorian Gray, amongst other ideas, I was inspired to make this post of authors and poets who really know the credit that words have to our society. 198 more words



Spoiler Alert: Do not read my post if you are not at least half way through Crome Yellow.

As a person who is not able-bodied, I appreciated Maren Linett’s focus on disability in her article about… 352 more words

September's Book(s) Of The Month!

Hello September, how are you here already?! This month the Future Cat Ladies of America Book Club will be doing a bit of a throwback to a couple of the more awesome specimens of high school required reading in honor of everyone going back to school (everyone but us that is, haha). 299 more words

Book Of The Month

2. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley (100 book challenge)

In 1932, Aldous Huxley wrote a book about the future. It is a future where everyone is happy, everyone belongs to everyone else, children are decanted (not born) and society is split into a 5-part caste system where a person’s thinking capacity is limited depending on what job they are destined to perform. 371 more words

100 Book Challenge

The Art of Seeing of Aldous Huxley

Yvonne de Wit, an artistic jewellery designer and the delightful wife of Herman, our blog manager, visited our Hemingways of Hermanus Bookshop yesterday.  In conversation, she enquired about The Art of Seeing written by Aldous Huxley – an out of print and rare book, which we have only had on our shelves once.  519 more words

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