Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Telling Stories

Memoirs of a Geisha takes place during the 1930s and 1940s in Japan, before and after World War II. This is a story of a geisha’s life: the transformation of a small nine-year-old girl, Chiyo to celebrated geisha, Sayuri Nitta. After Chiyo’s mother falls ill, her father, a poor fisherman, sells his two young daughters: Chiyo and Satsu, to Tanaka – a renowned business man, who later hands Chiyo to a geisha house and Satsu to a brothel.

As Sayuri enters the world of the geisha, she becomes aware of the role of beauty in her society. When Sayuri looks at Hatsumomo for the first time, Sayuri is utterly speechless and awestruck by her beauty. “Even then, amid all my fears, I couldn’t help noticing how extraordinary Hatsumomo’s beauty was.” As Sayuri progresses through the challenging ordeal of a geisha’s apprenticeship, she is amazed by her own beauty in full…

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Probing the magnetar at the center of our galaxy

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( A Bit Bent Humor) Do We See

Do We See

 

 

Rambling Thoughts: Why Do We Treat Each Other So

Why Do We Treat Each Other So

 

I don’t know about you

Only you truly know this answer

Have there been times in your life

Where you were a prick: And you were wrong

I just didn’t realize how big of a dick I was at the time

 

I have been there and I still live in it

I can never be anything in my own eyes

If a person honestly allows us entrance in

Getting to maybe see our other-kids and Theirs

I have hated no one but myself and I have been a fool

 

Do I write a bit to direct for some

I do not wish to offend anyone

Why must some spout so much Hate

Is it genetics or ignorance that we do it

Why must we treat each other so cold

 

Some who have known me now

Or some in different times in my life

Hopefully their first thought wouldn’t be, you Ass

Yet I look back at the persons I have been

I hope they are stronger than they were then

 

I have treated some people far less good

Than that person deserved that I treated them

I have for a long time Prayed them good in my Prayers

Is our Ego so big that we honestly have no regrets  

Or, are you clear to Pick Up and throw that First Stone

 

 

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The Most Powerful Blogging Technique Ever

The Art of Blogging

Do  you want to become a more effective blogger? To write better, more engaging content?

Of course you do.

But you also want to blog in an authentic, conversational way, to make the experience enjoyable for you. Am I right?

Well, this oneblogging technique might just do the trick.

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Impending Galactic Crash Could Rip Open the Black Hole at the Milky Way’s Center

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deleting everything and starting over

Words by Wildflower

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Hi friends, how are you doing? 2019 is almost upon us and I have been thinking about where I was this time last year. I remember being fed up, annoyed, dissatisfied, overwhelmed and very frustrated with my blogging journey. At that point I wasn’t on WordPress, I was using the Wix platform because I felt it was easier to create a blog from scratch (without having knowledge of css). That was the time (the very last time) I would ever decide to give up on my blog and quit. Fast forward one year later and here I am with a whole new journey but this time it feels right. Using WordPress feels right. Words by Wildflower feels right. What I’ve chosen to write about feels right. My theme and layout feel so right. I am so grateful that I decided to delete everything and start over. I couldn’t see it…

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‘Wound Botulism’ Outbreak in San Diego Linked to Black Tar Heroin

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Dino Graveyard: Photos of Dinosaur National Monument

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‘Wound Botulism’ Outbreak in San Diego Linked to Black Tar Heroin

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