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100 Most Beautiful Words in the English Language

Ailurophile A cat-lover. Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone. Bucolic In a lovely rural setting. Bungalow A small, cozy cottage. Chatoyant Like a cat’s eye. Comely Attractive. Conflate To blend together. Cynosure A focal point of admiration. Dalliance A brief love affair. Demesne Dominion, territory. Demure Shy and reserved. Denouement The resolution of a mystery. Desuetude Disuse. Desultory Slow, sluggish. Diaphanous Filmy. Dissemble Deceive. Dulcet Sweet, sugary. … Continue reading 100 Most Beautiful Words in the English Language

In the tall grass (Stephen King and Joe Hill Short Story)

In the Tall Grass begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young boy crying for help from beyond the tall grass. Within minutes they are disoriented, in deeper than seems possible, and they’ve lost one another. The boy’s cries are more and more desperate. … Continue reading In the tall grass (Stephen King and Joe Hill Short Story)

Fallen Skies – Philippa Gregory

Ever wanted to read a story about the ugliness of the life post World War I? Set in the 1920's, Fallen Skies is a story of a girl who makes a bad choice when it comes to men. Get from Amazon: Click Here From Publishers Weekly After losing her father in the Great War, working-class … Continue reading Fallen Skies – Philippa Gregory

Karen Robards – Scandalous Review (Banning Sisters Trilogy Book 1/3)

England, 1810: When Lady Gabriella Banning receives word that her half-brother, the Earl of Wickham, has died on his tea plantation in Ceylon, she faces the reality that she and her younger sisters, Claire and Elizabeth, are suddenly penniless. The family's riches will pass to the next male heir -- a distant cousin -- and the … Continue reading Karen Robards – Scandalous Review (Banning Sisters Trilogy Book 1/3)

Children’s Party Games (Getting people of the world to have fun together)

Are you planning a party for your kids? Have a look at the games we have collected! Chinese whispers Sit everyone in a circle. Whisper a long phrase to one person. They, in turn, whisper what they heard to the next person, and so on. The last person announces what they heard. Pass the Parcel … Continue reading Children’s Party Games (Getting people of the world to have fun together)

Sleep is supposed to be (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson (1830–86). Complete Poems. 1924. Part Four: Time and Eternity XXXVIII SLEEP is supposed to be, By souls of sanity, The shutting of the eye. Sleep is the station grand Down which on either hand 5 The hosts of witness stand! Morn is supposed to be, By people of degree, The breaking of the … Continue reading Sleep is supposed to be (Emily Dickinson)

Death by Rainer Maria Rilke

Come thou, thou last one, whom I recognize, unbearable pain throughout this body's fabric: as I in my spirit burned, see, I now burn in thee: the wood that long resisted the advancing flames which thou kept flaring, I now am nourishinig and burn in thee. My gentle and mild being through thy ruthless fury … Continue reading Death by Rainer Maria Rilke

Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone!

In an ideal society there would be no need for lies. But we live in a world of deception. And whether you want to play or not, you’re in the game. The question is, do you want to win? Compiled By: John J. Webster I. Signs of Deception Once you realize that you’re being lied … Continue reading Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone!