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“Dr. Van Dyke is the kind of a friend to have when one is up against a difficult problem. He will take trouble, days and nights of trouble, if it is for somebody else or for some cause he is interested in.” Helen Keller said of him. There are some long-dead men who follow their…
New takes on old tunes.
Redemption is real.
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I suppose most Victorians had sex that we’d consider pretty normal. Some had affairs and others–a small minority–practiced continence.
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“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.”Charles de Lint LINK: WHY MAGIC MATTERS
“He’s intoxicated, the thief, and should be left to wander the desert,” Baker, the preacher’s son said when William arrived at Fort Grant that night.
“I’m not drunk—now let me see Thankful.”