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Observations on being poor...Some of these really hit home.
Very moving blog by a 57 year-old man who has had a though start to his life. Open, vulnerable, honest, wise. Very deep place. An example of what a blog's potential to expose honest
Excellent blog on scientifically based self-improvement. Really interesting, well written, focused on a subject but diverse enough to keep up interest. I really like this blog.