Daily Archives: April 29, 2016

Siren’s Song

According to various Greek myths, the Sirens were chimerical sort of women who lured mariners to their death with the promises of being able to see both the past and the future. Odysseus, for example, upon the advice of one … Continue reading

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Laogai Archipelago

Although it is hard to acknowledge the lives of all who are worthy of being remembered for one reason or another [1], at times a life ends that is so striking that it requires notice. Such was the life of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Oregonian Cookbook

The Oregonian Cookbook: Best Recipes From Foodday, edited by Katherine Miller [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Carpe Diem Press in exchange for an honest review.] Although I rarely read cookbooks [1], it is not from a … Continue reading

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