Lord George Byron was born January 22, 1788, in London, England, and died April 19, 1824, in Missolonghi, Greece. He is known as one of the best British Romantic poets and satirists of all time, penning works such as Hours of Idleness (1807), Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812-1818), The Giaour (1813), The Bride of Abydos (1813), Lara (1814), The Corsair (1814), Don Juan (1818, but unfinished), and more. Even though he is known as a Romantic poet, he actually wrote a lot in reference to his own experiences, (even if they were a little promiscuous and full of heartbreak, affairs, and seduction), and was dubbed a freethinking “bad boy.”
National Winnie-the-Pooh Day is celebrated every year on January 18th, which also happens to be Alan Alexander Milne’s birthday. Here is a list of facts about A.A. Milne that you might not have known.
Even though Winnie-the-Pooh by AA Milne was originally published in 1926, its advice still rings true today. Children of all ages have at least heard of Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin’s stuffed bear.
When Buddha walks into a bar and sits next to you, you don’t just get booze. You get a life lesson. When I first picked up, “The Buddha Walks Into a Bar: A Guide to Life for a New Generation” by Lodro Rinzler, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I had always been fascinated by different belief systems and appreciated their differences and similarities. Diversity is beautiful, no matter what form it comes in, giving those who listen a chance to learn and grow. After utilizing my one free purchase on Audible last month for this book, …