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  • Blog Reading…5 Years Later

    Exactly five years ago, I wrote about the blogs I loved reading. The blogs I love are simply fun to read. They’re not work-related or family-related or news-related. I stumbled across that post last month and wondered how much my reading list might have changed over time. It seemed appropriate to do a comparison. My […]

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  • Monday Morning Random Reads

    Start your Monday off right with a stroll through what I’ve discovered on the internet lately: Business Insider has overlaid statistics from the Census, and Pew and Gallup surveys to develop a list of 14 facts about the American population. Some interesting – and disheartening – findings. The Dallas Cowboys post their own version of Jimmy […]

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  • A Great Mystery

    It’s not every day that you come home to a package. And it’s really not every day that you come home to a package when you haven’t ordered anything. What we have here, my friends, is a mystery. Inside? A lovely selection of books for writers. In The Boy’s words: Well, this looks like the […]

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  • Reading up a Storm

    I am so happy to report that I was able to reduce my nightstand bookstack from six to two feet high. Yes, I still have several books to read. But I’m better off than I was. And I was able to read at least one book for my pure enjoyment every month last year. Here’s […]

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  • Checking the List

    Not my Christmas list…that would be a miracle. I’m way behind on shopping (and decorating and cooking and…) But somehow, I did find time to stop at the library for one last checkout for 2011: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom. And with that, I had one more goal to check off my 101 list […]

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  • Another One Done

    I almost forgot! With my reading of Harriett Tubman’s biography, I finished another 101 List item. Confession: Right now this is feeling like the never-ending list. Whew. Anyway – here’s what I’ve read: Washington Lincoln Escape from Korea (US serviceman shot down during the Korean War) The Good Stuff (Cary Grant) Harriett Tubman If I […]