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The inscription would be by Barthes

I thought about it late and then early again this morning, why it is that we lay the book down in the middle of reading it (or else clutch it to us) and stare off, as if to assimilate the beauty found 

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Mr. Putin Tests the West in Ukraine #‎RussiainvadedUkraine #Obama #Putin #NATO

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD. A member of Ukrainian volunteer battalion Dnipro looks through binoculars near the small southern Ukrainian city of Novoazovsk, Donetsk region, on Aug. 736 more words


Uber wants in on the Edmonton market. Now what?

Edmonton’s transport of the future has arrived and it’s … a car.

Not even a self-driving car (though those aren’t far behind) but a humble, human-operated automobile. 572 more words


Service resumption (as predicted!)

I’m delighted to be able to inform the legions of loyal viewers and readers of this blog and the http://www.deomercurio.be website that, as of Monday the 25th, the site is restored to full working order and that all is just as it should be. 196 more words

Busy. Busy. Busy. College. Money.

So the time has come.   I am moving out for college.   There is so much to do.   So, SO much to buy!   Money!   Everywhere!   But I’m happy.   212 more words

The Aspiring Thoughts And Goals Of An Adventurer

Edmonton's Walterdale Bridge preservation plan deserves a fair review

City Councillor Michael Oshry and his colleagues had just returned from summer break and things were already getting exciting. He’d received a plan from renowned local architect Gene Dub—who most recently pieced together the former Alberta Hotel brick by brick after decades in storage—to save and repurpose one-third of the Walterdale Bridge as a glass-encased cafe. 507 more words


FADE AWAY TO GLORY: A Black Spy in the Confederate Shadows of an “Un-Civil” War

By William “Duke” Smither

“Miss Van Lew (Elizabeth “Crazy Bet” Van Lew) was my best source. She had contacts everywhere. Her colored girl Mary ( 2,450 more words

The "Missing Pages"