Gimbling in the Wabe – In Honor of Maya Angelou

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I consider myself to be fairly well read.  At the very least, I read a lot, and I try to read some works that are considered important, or classic, or even popular, not necessarily because they capture my interest but because experience (and educational English classes) have shown me that […]

RIP Maya Angelou

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Our prayers and thoughts are with the family and friends of Dr. Maya Angelou who passed away at her Winston-Salem home this morning. A poet, dancer, actor and educator, Angelou had been battling health issues and recently canceled an appearance at the 2014 MLB Beacon Award Luncheon on May 30 in Houston […]

Dr. Maya Angelou Shares Her Best Advice With Oprah

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From The Huffington Post: Dr. Maya Angelou’s advice and teachings have inspired people all over the world, including Oprah, who often cites one particular piece of Dr. Angelou‘s advice as one of her own favorites: “When people show you who they are, believe them.” Yet this often-quoted mantra isn’t what […]