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Smart Is Cool

During an old interview of Dolly Parton by Johnny Carson, Parton mentioned that people frequently underestimate her intelligence. She told Carson that people see her blonde hair and hear her southern accent and pigeonhole her as someone who isn’t very … Continue reading

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After the conclusion of the violin concerto, the public radio announcer back-announced the piece by Antonio Vivaldi. The announcer confessed that Vivaldi is one of his favorite composers. He said that Vivaldi’s effulgence was manifested in his numerous compositions for … Continue reading

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Why Smart People Hurt (Review)

The habit of checking out self-help books is a hard one to break, but I’ve cut back considerably the past few years. I didn’t realize I slipped and brought home another one until I sat down to read my latest gleanings from the … Continue reading

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