Category Archives: Modern Times

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: William Feather

I don’t know anything about American author, William Feather. But having had come to Canada, I certainly do agree with his words that we should look upon life as an adventure.

It’s way more fun that way. You never know where you’re going to end up, and it may be way better than what you first anticipated.

Go on, take a leaf out of this writer’s book, and have an adventure!

In response to Silver Threading's Writer's Quote Wednesday.
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I Had a Dream: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Yesterday, 18th January,  it was Martin Luther King Jr. Day (aka MLK Day).

On this day, America shuts down for this federal holiday to commemorate the great orator (1929 – 1968) , who led the great “I had a dream” speech. This was the man who led the peaceful protests against segregation during the Civil Rights Movement.

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Source: Classic FM

While listening to Classic FM this morning, I came across this quote. It cracked me up with a loud enough laugh to shock the room, and wake up the cat (well, if I had one!).

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A year ago, yesterday, the brilliant actor Robin Williams took his own life. It was a sad day. Continue reading

In response to the weekly event, Writer's Quote Wednesday by Silver Threading.