Monthly Archives: February 2012

Six Word Saturday

My granddaughters’ dance competition is today. Well, it’s sort of a dance competition. My granddaughters are on the Pep Squad at their school and this is a regional competition where they do a dance routine and compete against other high … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time by Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson is the 23rd book that I have finished in the challenge. This nonfiction book chronicles the adventures and misadventures of … Continue reading

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Five Question Friday

Five Question Friday 1. What’s your favorite way to spend down time (alone or with a significant other)? My favorite way to spend down time is to read. Sometimes I’ll watch tv or a movie, but mostly I read. 2. … Continue reading

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Grandparents

My maternal grandparents lived 700 miles away from us in Virginia (we lived in New York) so we didn’t see them very often, once a year at most. My maternal grandfather died when I was 7 so I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

For my 22nd book in this challenge, I read a book of poetry by Seamus Heaney entitled Death of a Naturalist. The subject of many of the poems in this book is nature. I had a few favorite poems in … Continue reading

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My Favourite Relative

Who is your favourite person in your extended family? My favourite relative in my extended family is probably my Aunt Dorothy Mae. She is my mother’s second to youngest sister and her only remaining living sibling. I used to love … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch is the 21th book that I have finished in my book challenge. Charles Finch writes mystery novels about an amateur detective named Charles Lenox, a wealthy 19th century Englishman who is drawn in … Continue reading

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The Start or The End?

Which do you enjoy more–the start of a book or the end? I have to say that I enjoy the beginning of a book the most. The beginning holds so much promise of things to come, the entire plot, the … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is the twentieth book that I have read for my challenge. I first read this book when I was in high school, fifty years ago. (Yikes!) For those of you who have never read … Continue reading

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A Look at the News

I belong to a group of seniors (over 50) who go on trips and take classes in our city. Last Thursday we went on a very interesting day trip called “The News.” First we went to one of our local … Continue reading

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