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August 2016 Blog Posts (8)

What is a happy marriage?

What is a happy marriage?

by Akli Hadid

2016-08-31

A happy marriage is a marriage with an interior ministry and a foreign affairs ministry. I just made that up.

If you go on a date and meet a potential mate, you probably want to figure out how often the person is using the pronoun “you.” When I was in my twenties, the main mistake I did was to look at how ambitious the potential mates were by listening to them talk about…

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Added by Eva on August 31, 2016 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Maria Montessori: The Spirit of Education for World Citizenship

Maria Montessori: The Spirit of Education for World Citizenship

by Rene Wadlow

2016-08-31

Maria Montessori (1870-1952) an Italian childhood educator and world citizen, whose birth anniversary we mark on 31 August, would have been pleased at the efforts of the United Nations and UNESCO to promote Global Citizenship Education. (1) Montessori argued for a child's dignity and autonomy and for the ability of the child to break out of the narrow bonds of…

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Added by Eva on August 31, 2016 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Maria Montessori (1870-1952)

Maria Montessori (1870-1952)

by Rene Wadlow

2015-08-31

31 August is the birth anniversary of Maria Montessori, an Italian childhood educator and world citizen. Her approaches to early childhood education are used both in Montessori schools and also more widely in other schools and home schooling.…

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Added by Eva on August 31, 2016 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Russian chocolate

Russian chocolate

by Valerie Sartor

2016-08-27

Russian chocolate has become a minor addiction for me. I eat chocolate every day, sometimes several times a day. At home in the US I avoid sweets. The reason I eat chocolate here as opposed to at home in the US has to do with packaging. …

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Added by Eva on August 27, 2016 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Do you know? Why do I write this blog?

I am 32 years old and lives in Los Angeles, I like sports and I also like to watch the game. Last year I met online a NFL professional player, he is a team player Philadelphia Eagles, he called Caleb James Sturgis, he was 27 years old, is the National Football League’s Philadelphia Eagles NFL football player positioning. We often exchange NFL games, I often ask him some questions, ask some of the things I do not understand. For example, player one day training for how long?…

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Added by xgwwei on August 26, 2016 at 8:47am — No Comments

Here are Stations

Here are Stations

by David Sparenberg

2016-08-25

Here are Stations

 

Here are not stations of the cross.  Here is not a pilgrimage to Mecca, or prayer before the Western Wall.

Here are the stations of my soul. …

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Added by Eva on August 26, 2016 at 7:33am — 1 Comment

I DO, I DON'T, I AM, I AM NOT

I DO, I DON'T, I AM, I AM NOT

by David Sparenberg

2016-08-18

I DO, I DON’T, I AM, I AM NOT



I do not embrace austerity (self-chosen austerity) merely for the sake of austerity.  I do not advocate inconvenience because inconvenience is a virtue in itself.…

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Added by Eva on August 18, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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