Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 1

— 2.1 — At Ely House, a dying John of Gaunt spoke to the Duke of York, his brother. Attendants were also present. John of Gaunt said, “Will the King come, so that I may breathe my last while giving … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 14: The Desert with Falling Flames”

“Canto 14: The Desert with Falling Flames” Describe the place where the Blasphemers, Usurers, and Sodomites are punished. The Blasphemers, Usurers, and Sodomites are punished in a desert where nothing is growing. Flakes of fire drop from the sky onto … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Baseball Anecdotes

In 1978, when she was age 23, Jill Baer got a chance to manage a major-league baseball team. She met Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda and Dodgers first-baseman Steve Garvey in a TV studio where she worked, and she … Continue reading

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