Tag Archives: books

-books of 2015-

A year ago I found an intriguing reading challenge online. It looked like exactly my kind of thing – other than the fact that I was expected to read 50 books (52 including the trilogy) in one year. That’s a book … Continue reading

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-from booklovers everywhere-

You see me sitting here with my nose in a book, mindlessly wasting an evening on a made-up story. There can’t be any value in a novel, right? I should be doing something useful with my time. But you’re only … Continue reading

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-wouldn’t that be a nice change-

by the most tremendous majority ever known in the country the voters of the united states went to the polls and elected a vermonter. never before has a presidential candidate conducted himself during the campaign as did mr. coolidge he … Continue reading

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-so maybe we own a few books-

I read in a blog post recently that “the more books in one’s house, the more likely the children who live there will have more educational success.” The presence of books in the home is the biggest predictor of a child’s … Continue reading

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-a small thought about reading-

I love it when words on the page in front of me feel like they could have come from my own fingers on my keyboard. Not that I would ever refer to myself as an autodidact, (which is fancy-talk for … Continue reading

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-words make the world go round – toyotas do it faster-

So I took the day off today; ran away from home. It was the usual girls day out – with a couple of twists. We started our trip by strategizing just what we would do if Connie’s Camry decided to … Continue reading

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time wasting

I keep thinking of things to write on here, but every time I sit down to do it, I get distracted by something else. My latest form of obsessive time-wasting occurs at http://www.goodreads.com – check it out. If you join … Continue reading

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