Category Archives: Biographies & Memoirs

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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March Is About Women

No only does the United States recognize women throughout March with National Women’s History Month, but we also celebrate the worldwide observances of International Women’s Day (March 8th annually) and International Women’s Week (the week of March 8th). In addition, the week of March 8th is the Week of Women in Aviation! The purpose of these observances is to honor women who have fought for equality among

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Writers 2 Remember: Bob Dylan

“A major figure in popular culture during a career spanning more than 60 years.“ Bob Dylan was born in Duluth, Minnesota on May 24, 1941. Though his given name was Robert Allen Zimmerman, he legally changed it to Robert Dylan in 1962 to honor poet Dylan Thomas. This beloved folk singer is “hailed as the Shakespeare of his generation.“ Most people know

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