“No, Aunt Em, this was a real truly live place. And I remember some of it wasn’t very nice. But most of it was beautiful. But just the same all I kept saying to everybody was ‘I want to go home’”. – from The Wizard of Oz Having survived all the ordeals, having living […]
Kongu Mangala Vazhthu is a song recited exclusively in Kongu Vellalar Gounder (கொங்கு வேளாளர் கவுண்டர்) Marriages. This song was composed by Kavichakravarthi Kambar (கவிச்சக்ரவர்த்தி கம்பர்) himself. The song includes sequence of events from the inception till completion of Kongu Vellalar Gounder Marriage ritulas. It solemnizes the sequence of events in a dignified manner and represents the marriage as the Royal Family Wedding. The song also gives an account of Vellala Gounder Society, Culture, Social status, Life style etc., The also moves past the traditions, customs, values, beliefs from one generation to the next.
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“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” ~ Joseph Campbell. When I was young, one of my aunts sent me a book of poetry. At first I was a little upset. I loved to get books of short stories, fairy tales, children’s magical adventures. Poetry not so much! It was […]
Los Angeles. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Present day. The illuminated manuscript pages dwelled in the modern cabinet in the sterile storage room. A visage emerged from the carpet of gold on one of the parchment sheets. He had been restless ever since the great rupture. He stole a glance upward. Some things had not […]
In the hollow of this year, there are treasures to be seen, touched and tasted. Slowing down does not equal dumbing or numbing.
Deicide: La storica death metal band Deicide ha annunciato di essersi separati dal chitarrista Mark English, il quale è stato sostituito da Chris Cannella. Questo il commento del gruppo:“When a band has been together for 30 years, change is inevitable. So with that said, we had to make that change. “Our longtime friend from Arizona […]
My friend Louise, also a blogger, has a new post up about obits, and what we might share if we had unlimited space. Here’s the link if you’d like to read her post in full. https://loumcallister.wordpress.com/2019/02/14/doppelganger/ I’m mindful that Minga had no obit. There would have been no place to post one, since there are […]
Mechanical Engineering Magazine (Feb. 1938) published an article entitled ‘The Most Profitable and Desirable Crop that can be Grown.’ It stated any time hemp was cultivated using 20th Century technology, it may be the single largest agricultural crop the actual planet U.S. as well as the rest of the world. While excellent alike for the […]
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Midamble, Peter Jaeger, if p then q, 2018, 420 pp, £12.00, ISBN: 978-1999954703 Peter Jaeger’s Midamble is a big book in every sense, although constructed from small units, a mosaic of phrases and sentences, each one functioning like the famous first step in the journey of thousand Li, a proverb that, as it happens, is […]
By @C_Cappella Before the season started I wrote about how I thought a mostly-fluid roster, the addition of a 3-point shooter in Josh Williams and the health of Malik Petteway would give Robert Morris the chance to be different than other teams the past two seasons. While non-conference play was a bumpy ride, there were […]
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