Men really do need sea-monsters in their personal oceans
On December 5, 1941, John Steinbeck’s nonfiction book, The Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research, was published. Co-authored by Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts, the work was written shortly after the pair’s voyage to the Gulf of California to study aquatic life. In 1951 it was republished as The Log from the Sea of Cortez. Ricketts was the inspiration for the character Doc in Steinbeck’s Cannery Row.
I’m fascinated with the stories that we tell. Real histories become fantasies and fairy tales, morality tales and fables.
Kara Walker (born November 26, 1969) is a MacArthur “genius grant” winner and artist who’s become internationally known for using black cut-paper silhouettes to portray the African American experience in the antebellum South. Among the books containing her work and comments are Kara Walker: Pictures from Another Time, Kara Walker: Narratives of a Negress, and After the Deluge.
An adult coloring book based on inspiring cancer quotes is a lovely item to help you or a loved one through their journey. Blank pages have been inserted between the artwork for ideas, journaling, or for anything that comes to mind to write down.
As someone who has been through this journey, I hope that this coloring book and journal with some amazing inspiring quotes, help you or your loved ones win your fight!
No one can truly know how it feels, but from one survivor and fighter to another, writing down your feelings and journey, will not only help you, but it can also be a conversation to your loved ones on how you feel. I have also provided inspirational quotes specifically to our illness that can be uplifting and colorful once you’ve used your pens, pencils, or crayons to create your masterpiece!
To every cancer Fighter, you all are in my thoughts and prayers!
All My Love,
Heaven would never be heaven without you.
Love reading about worldwide apocalypses and infectious diseases? Then thank Richard Matheson. The science fiction and horror writer (born February 20, 1926) is credited with popularizing the concept with the publication of his influential—and repeatedly adapted—novel, I Am Legend.
Even the strongest and bravest must sometimes weep. It shows they have a great heart, one that can feel compassion for others.
Brian Jacques (born June 15, 1939) made his stye of writing as vividly descriptive as possible in his Redwall series because his first readers were the children of the Royal Wavertree School for the Blind.
All My Best,
Jill M Roberts
I’ve found that there is always some beauty left — in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help you.
March 29, 1944: A Dutch minister in exile said during a radio broadcast that the diaries of citizens should be preserved as a record of life during wartime. Anne Frank heard the program and soon began to revise parts of her diary, with a view towards future publication.
Nobody said not to go.
Emily Hahn (born January 14, 1905) became a New Yorker writer when the magazine published letters that she wrote to her brother-in-law while on a post-college cross country road trip, dressed as a man.
All My Best,
Jill M Roberts