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Remembering Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Yesterday my brother commented on the awesomeness of an app for the new iPhone 4S that gives you timed (and vocal) reminders based on your GPS location. Beside me as I type is my iPod filled with more music than I ever could have imagined could fit in a few square inches…and on my shelf are Pixar films that still make me laugh/cry every time I watch them. Those who worked alongside the man behind all of these things describe his philosophy as “make it great,” and that he did, in so many ways. Shortly after that conversation with my brother, I learned we have to bid goodbye to Steve Jobs, a brilliant inventor, a savvy entrepreneur, and an amazing man…and I for one, could not say goodbye before pausing to honor “the man behind the curtain.”

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Cruellest Month #6: Sonnet Omega Three

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For National Poetry Month, we continue with 30 Days of Poetry Audio. This time it’s another original, from our very own Thespia. It’s “Sonnet Omega Three.”

You can download it directly here and a unique feed is here.

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