Posts tagged Beating Mediocrity
A Huge 2014 Thank You to the Readers

The Archer's Guild isn't even a year old - it began May 5th of this year. But it has evolved one tiny tweak at a time. I'm thankful for all of you who have been diligent readers, who have taken a few minutes to leave a comment (I love hearing y'alls insight!), who have encouraged me to continue writing, who have offered up suggestions to improve TAG. It's been an incredible seven months with you guys. I wanted to let y'all have a peek at what we've done. Here's a quick look at the numbers for 2014.

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Becoming a Jack of All Trades, Master of Some

During the 14th-17th centuries, beginning in Italy, a period of learning and cultural advancement called the Renaissance began. This period was marked by an enriching of general life from the arts, to athletics, to social graces. We often hear of the product of such an age referred to as a "Renaissance man" or someone who is adept and knowledgeable across many spheres of life. It began as an idea birthed by Leon Battista Alberti (1404–1472) who was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer -- embodying this cultural movement. 

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