Monthly Archives: February 2008

Daily Lit

I am sure I am among the last to know about this: Daily Lit. They email you a page of a book a day. Some are free! I picked a shortish Agatha Christie to start. I am not sure how … Continue reading

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Mitford Letters, Book Sale & A Borrower’s Tale

I am a little frantic today. No time to write the hilarious post that came to me at about 3 in the morning about the “Three Thangs I Learned the Hard Way” challenge that Snacky Wombat tagged me on. So, … Continue reading

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Blogger belched

I think Blogger had indigestion this weekend; my 3 most recent posts seem to have been passed. Ah, well. Nothing lasts.

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Your brain on books

From Laura Miller, in a Salon book review of Susan Jacoby’s new book, The Age of American Unreason: “I believe that reading fosters a particular mental stamina, discipline, creativity and flexibility that can’t be acquired from other media. In a … Continue reading

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From "Living Without Regret"

Happy Friday, everyone! Thanks again for all of your good thoughts and energy — it means a lot. My dad is now out of the hospital and back into a rehab center. I think it will be more of the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul,And sings the tune without the words,And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard;And sore must be the stormThat could abash the little birdThat kept so many … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – It’s Thursday?

Oh, my, February is lurching by, and I’m struggling. Earlier this week, my father was readmitted to the hospital; he is weak and in ICU but most likely will go back to the skilled nursing facility in a few days. … Continue reading

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