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A Nomad's Home

Have you ever read something that so accurately describes you, that it makes you wonder how the author (in this case, a dead one) could’ve possible known you so well? 517 more words

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The World

“In the great cities we see so little of the world, we drift into our minority. In the little towns and villages there are no minorities; people are not numerous enough. 10 more words

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Safe Harbor

“Seek opportunity, not security. A boat in the harbor is safe, but in time its bottom will rot out.”
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Earth with Robert Francis

I follow Plato only with my mind
Pure beauty strikes me as a little thin
A little cold, however beautiful.

I am in love with what is mixed and impure… 71 more words

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Cheap Turpentine

“When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine.”
– Pablo Picasso

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Piecework, A Photograph of Life

“It was piecework, and she was apt to have a family to keep alive; and stern and ruthless economic laws had arranged it that she could only do this by working just as she did, with all her soul upon her work, and with never an instant for a glance at the well-dressed ladies and gentlemen who came to stare at her, as at some wild beast in a menagerie.”
– Upton Sinclair

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The American In Italia: All Grown Up

Below you will find the link to my column Lost in Translation and my most recent article, “All Grown Up.” A story with more questions than answers. 12 more words

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