Category Archives: Biographies & Memoirs

My Book Review of Please Like Me (But Keep Away) (Nothing Like I Imagined)

Please Like Me by Mindy Kaling My rating: 5 of 5 stars Humorous and Touching Mindy Kaling just makes me love her more. She is real and down-to-earth as well as hilarious. Again, I didn’t know what to expect when I picked up this short story, but I was smiling when I finished it. I don’t know what I loved

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May 16th is National Biographer’s Day

“Learning from the experiences of others is what makes us human.” National Biographer’s Day is celebrated on May 16th because it was the day Samuel Johnson met James Boswell in London, England during 1763. Together, the wrote what is recognized as the earliest modern biography, The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell. Biographies are one of the most important

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Writers 2 Remember: ENHEDUANNA

The World’s “First Author“ History has been bias. That is a fact everyone knows and understands, so it comes as no surprise when I say the accomplishment of women / women writers have often been erased or diminished. However, facts still remain, and the truth here is that the first author in known history was a woman, named Enheduanna. “By

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May 5th is National Astronaut Day

I’ve always been intrigued by space, aliens, and flight. I dreamed of being apart of NASA, almost went to university for aerospace engineering, and actually did go to college for operations resource manage, specifically related to aviation. I even worked towards my pilot license and had training as an air traffic controller. And none of this comes close to what

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My Book Review of Kind of Hindu (Nothing Like I Imagined)

Kind of Hindu by Mindy Kaling My rating: 5 of 5 stars Charming and Truthful Wow. I didn’t know what to expect when I picked this book up. I just knew I loved Mindy Kaling, respect Indian culture, and am curious about Hinduism, so wanted to check it out. I’m glad I did as it was moving and sweet. As

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Writers 2 Remember: Plato

The “founder of the Academy” and one of the “most influential authors in the history of philosophy“ “The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.” – Alfred North Whitehead Plato was an ancient Greek philosopher born during the Classical period. He lived from approximately 428/427 BCE until 348/347 BCE. His father, Ariston,

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