Category Archives: Books

J is for Journaling

Although I’m sure I kept some sort of journal in my high school years and earlier, I have none extant to show for it, and don’t remember it being a major focus. The earliest journal I still have is one … Continue reading

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F is for Fasting

I like to fast. I like the “spiritual over temporal” challenge and the feeling of power that comes through conquering the cravings and desires of the body. But there’s a catch…I’ve heard it said that “fasting without prayer is merely … Continue reading

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E is for Emotion Code

Okay, this one is going to sound a bit weird, and “out there…” I thought so too, at first, but being the open-minded person that I am… I can’t remember how I was introduced to this, but got the book (the … Continue reading

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B is for (My) Bread

“My Bread” is actually not my bread at all, but Jim Lahey’s bread, the author of the book, MY BREAD. I was introduced to this book via my son-in-law, and all it took was one loaf to make this MY … Continue reading

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Serendipitous sight-seeing

The Manor at Hemingford Grey We are planning a two-day trip to the Huntingdon area to visit some folks out of RAF Alconbury. I checked out local sites to see if there was anything noteworthy to visit while we were there … Continue reading

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Word Mix-up, or crossed words at a tollbooth

  We moved across the country, traveling in two vehicles. We had a goal to give out 10 copies of the Book of Mormon along our route. It was my Honey’s turn…At a toll booth, along with the toll he handed the lady … Continue reading

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Synchronized Reading

  I was in the library reading “Big Stone Gap” by Adriana Trigiani in preparation for a book talk I was going to present. In the story the protagonist recounts the history behind their town. Seems it was famous for … Continue reading

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Nine-One-One

  My Honey and I had never called 9-1-1 before, until one day, when we both had occasion to call, independent of one another. I was working at the Southworth Library when a patron rushed up to the desk reporting that … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books I want to read from the Sci-fi/Fantasy Genre

I’ve drawn my list from the Classics list as well, as I thought since I don’t read much Sci-fi, what I DO read should be a classic. So, here goes…and correct me if I’m wrong and you have better suggestions … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books I’d Like to Read with My Book Club

This week’s entry into the ongoing feature over at The Broke and the Bookish : Top Ten Tuesday. 1-3.  Peaches For Father Francis by Joanne Harris. I just finished this and would love to discuss it with someone! It’s book … Continue reading

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