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Walt Whitman’s assessment of Edgar A. Poe.


Walt Whitman’s reaction to the Poetry of Edgar A. Poe. (Sorry Poe fans!) “Poe’s verses illustrate an intense faculty for technical and abstract beauty, with the rhyming art to excess, an incorrigible propensity toward nocturnal themes, a demoniac undertone behind … Continue reading

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Taylor, Bayard (1825-1878) | The Vault at Pfaff’s


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Bishop Calls Being Gay a “Gift from God,” Seeks to Save LGBT Lives — Bondings 2.0


Homosexuality is a “gift from God” according to one bishop in Brazil, who said his intentions in preaching on the topic were about saving the lives of LGBT people who may be at risk. Bishop Antônio Carlos Cruz Santos of … Continue reading

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Spanish Jews involved in American Revolution?


On November 7,8 and 9th, 2017  the Jewish History Museum will be the site of the 26th annual conference of the Society for Crypto Judaic Studies annual Conference and the first time since its founding in 1991 it will be … Continue reading

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It seems like you can’t read a newspaper or online news about anything related to medicine (not to mention some novels) without running into terms such as DNA, RNA and protein, all sorts. I thought maybe I could provide a … Continue reading

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Wisdom on song writing.


A couple years ago a friend published a book titled “Teacher!, Teacher! , Mr. D’s amazing adventures at Collwood High .”   It’s by J. D’Alessandro. We got to talking, me listening, and he waxing eloquent about writing music. So … Continue reading

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