Monthly Archives: March 2010

Golf’s Forgotten Prodigy

Editorial Note:  This is a complete work of fiction.  I am doing a profile on a literary character from a book I’ve been working on for a while.  I have done absolutely no editing on this.  Feel free to tell … Continue reading

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Sorrow

sor·row \ˈsär-(ˌ)ō, ˈsȯr-\ noun 1 a : deep distress, sadness, or regret especially for the loss of someone or something loved b : resultant unhappy or unpleasant state 2 : a cause of grief or sadness 3 : a display … Continue reading

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Thank You, Miss Lohan…

Every four weeks, in my English Comp class, we are required to present a final draft of a style of writing that we had studied in the previous three weeks.  The last paper I did for this was the essay … Continue reading

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“Gone Too Soon”: The First Pop Star Tragedy

Over the last half-century we have all heard the heartbreaking stories of the popular musicians who fall prey to the fame and fortune of their status as icons and too many times these accounts often end the artists’ premature demise. … Continue reading

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As Czech as Football, Hovězí Knedlíčky, Medovník, and Dvořák

In the mid-1980’s, General Motors ran an advertising campaign for its Chevrolet division of automobiles proclaiming the brand an American icon equal to the stature  of baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie.  If Czech auto maker Škoda were to do … Continue reading

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Bernstein: The Embodiment of the American Dream

The names of great American composers are few, but in any list along with Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, and John Williams is the name Leonard Bernstein.  And for all his accomplishments as a composer, Bernstein was even better … Continue reading

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