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She talks about the single story being the stereotyped impression which is an offshoot of a one tracked creation. The impressionable nature of the mind is easily steered from the beginning and it there that the alterations should recommence. Not, of course in those long gone old starts, but in the new ones that are emerging all around us now and again. The beginning is always relative because those whose misfortune it is to discuss the beginning much later were never privileged to be present at its onset or privy to the nitty-gritty of its fundamentals and humble beginnings. That may be the reason why they discuss it and not disclose it.
To so many, the mystery does not seem to matter to the evolution of things, as it is subsequently revealed in their immediate present or indeed their theory of it. It is almost always shrouded in logic’s incomprehensible knowledge of basic facts and the reasons for them.
Some chanced existence and influence of luck or that of a supreme deity, does not elude simple imagination like it does appear to confuse the common sense of it.

The Penguin Project

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” -Mark Twain

When I was young, I thought that everyone had to start their lives in the Bay Area. I couldn’t imagine what people did in other parts of the country if they weren’t taking day trips to Jack London State Park, spending summer nights watching the boys in black and orange light up the Bay, and driving through wine country to eat lunch at Mankas Corner. These were things that I took for granted and was shocked when people didn’t know that summers in San Francisco are more like winters. I was even more surprised when they assumed that I surfed every day and knew celebrities because I’m from California.

When I moved to South Carolina, I thought that I had a pretty good grasp on what life was like there; I thought that I knew…

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