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The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

The Zookeeper’s Wife by poet Diane Ackerman is the non-fiction story of Antonina Żabińska, the Warsaw zookeeper’s wife, during World War II. Based upon Antonina’s diary and other research, naturalist Ackerman paints the tremendous story of an unlikely heroine’s care for refugees and animals during the world’s most darkest time. 409 more words

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2015 Colchester Half Marathon

Today, Debbie and I returned to the Colchester Half Marathon for the first time since 201o. We ran it once before that in 2007. We like this course. 702 more words


Remembering Leonard Nimoy

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Leonard Nimoy yesterday morning. It would not be understating, at all, to say that Leonard Nimoy had a significant impact on my life. 282 more words


Farewell, Mr Spock

I was very sad to hear this afternoon of the death, at the age of 83, of actor Leonard Nimoy. Although he did a great many other things in a long and varied career, Leonard Nimoy will of course be remembered most fondly for his role as Mr Spock, Science Officer of the USS Enterprise, in… 57 more words


"Look what we made", The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything is not about the theory of everything. It is not about physics or being a physicist either. The Theory of Everything  1,028 more words

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After Listening to President Aquino on EDSA Anniversary Mass

Thanks, President Aquino, for sharing to us your juvenile thoughts when your father was killed and tossed. I was watching the television that lunch time of August 21 when the tube went blank, but news of your father’s assassination has hit the airwaves, and I saw my own father’s face, his concern, his sadness. 225 more words

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