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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway published his highly regarded novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls, in 1940. However, the actual phrase, “for whom the bell tolls”, is attributed to John Donne, who used it in his Meditation XVII, included in a series of … Continue reading

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Man vs. Beast (or Woman vs. Dog)

Not wanting to disrupt the delicate phone conversation I was involved in, I quietly lunged at the dog, hoping to grab her collar and remove the now-unusable roll of toilet paper. I missed. Continue reading

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