Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, January 1, 2011
While in junior and high school, I would peruse my parents’ collection of books, many of which were college texts from their undergraduate days at Auburn University, which was then called Alabama Polytechnic Institute.
As many young men may, I dreamt of love, perhaps more specifically, of romance. And what is romance? Indeed, what is romance – especially to a young boy? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Faith, Religion, Goodness - What is the Soul of a man?, - Lost In Space: TOTALLY Discombobulated | Tagged: arts, Charles Dickens, death, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Leigh Hunt, life, love, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Richard Cory, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, suicide, tragedy, William Hazlitt, William Wordsworth | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, December 31, 2010
Originally, I thought to entitle this entry, “Looking Back by Looking Forward by Looking Back by Looking Forward by Looking Back by Looking Forward.” However, as I briefly pondered the title, working it as I might, it occurred to me to borrow the title from a 2006 biographical motion picture which story continues to resonate within me, for I can identify so very well with the struggles of the character whom is portrayed – “The Pursuit of Happyness,” starring Will Smith, as Chris Gardner. …C’mon get happy! And read the rest!
Posted in - Did they REALLY say that?, - Faith, Religion, Goodness - What is the Soul of a man? | Tagged: 19th Century, American, arts, Charles Dickens, Chris Gardner, desperation, FaceBook, Film, Henry David Thoreau, John Lennon, life, Literature, poverty, Pursuit of Happyness, quitetude, Seven Pounds, silence, struggle, United States, Walden, Will Smith, Works, World Literature, Zig Ziglar, zigziglar | 2 Comments »