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About little wren

I am an introvert and dreamer; a wanderer and seeker.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandela Advertisements

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I’d rather be a free spinster and paddle my own canoe. ~Louisa May Alcott

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I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. ~Rosalia de Castro

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Every drop in the ocean counts. ~Yoko Ono

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I have no children, I do not watch television, and I do not believe in God — all paths taken by mortals to make their lives easier. Children help us to defer the painful task of confronting ourselves, and grandchildren … Continue reading

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Having a dog or cat will open your heart. Reading a book will open your mind. Having both a pet and a book… absolute heaven. ~Mark Rubinstein

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Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile… initially scared me to death. ~Betty Bender

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