Category Archives: Books

Libraries. May I never see them become museums.

I need reading glasses. Age happens. My dad would tease me about getting older because I tease him about being old. He will always be my favorite old person and he will always be older than me. Another ‘always’?  I will always … Continue reading

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Ten books every girl should read in her 20’s

Read them again if you’re in your 40’s; they will make twice as much sense. Find the collection of worthy reads here. Related articles Top Ten Best Bookish Memories (23) (

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It’s about how you smell.

I have a stack of books sitting on the coffee table.  I’ve accumulated a themed collection of have reads, 1/2 reads, and must reads.  My most recent literary loves include, The Art of Racing in the Rain, Marley & Me, and currently, Comet’s Tale.  … Continue reading

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Slam that Door.

My next read will hit the book shelves September 4th; it’s a natural follow-up to the #1 New York Times best seller, ‘The Happiness Project”  by Gretchen Rubin. I plan to head to Barnes & Noble to grab, “Happier at … Continue reading

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” Haruki Murakami

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25 Things To Do With Your Books When You Get A Kindle

The Simple Plan:   Head to Barnes & Noble, drink too much coffee, get these report cards finished. The Reality: Wandering the web, occasionally glancing up from Facebook and WordPress.  The Discovery? There are more islands here promoting the Nook than there … Continue reading

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21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020 | MindShift

So, I am all set with #1.   Agree completely. I don’t want to accept #8.  I will continue to fight the trend. Hoping #21 will mean less paperwork!  Please. 21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020 | MindShift. Related articles … Continue reading

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Fiction, Fantasy, or Current Reality?


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It’s not Corny, it’s Life as it Should Be.

A favorite book,  a timeless story.

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“I’ve Always felt Almost Human”

Our daughter, Lisa, often recommends novels that become favorites on the bookshelf. Her recent suggestion is our current read. The Art of Racing in the Rain. Watch the clip. Read the book. Share the story… Visit your local animal shelter … Continue reading

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