Monthly Archives: March 2014

Before there was OMG there was CDB by William Steig

Way before there was OMG, there was CDB by William Steig in 1968. Steig created Shrek among other children’s books. William Steig wrote a book and illustrated it in 1968 with only letters for words… check out some of his … Continue reading

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Children’s TV Shows of the 50s that still haunt…

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      Farmer Gray/Al Falfa – with music, no vocals, by Paul Terry and Terrytoons. I kindly refer you to: Cartoonscrapbook which has a great short listing of these early silent cartoons (with music though)  that resurfaced in the 1950s … Continue reading

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Words that cannot be translated into an English word…

From Matadornetwork.com Interesting concepts to wrap your mind around… 1. Toska Russian – Vladmir Nabokov describes it best: “No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of … Continue reading

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The Way of the Bodhisattva… on Patience

See below for a sample from Chapter 6 on Patience from: The Way of the Bodhisattva Translated from the Tibetan by the Padmakara Translation Group, Shambhala, Boston and London, 2006 Note, titles of each verse selection are mine, not the … Continue reading

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