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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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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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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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Benedict Cumberbatch

  When Sherlock first came out in 2010, Husband tried watching a few episodes with me, but with a less-than-enthusiastic response. (“Jeremy Brett will always be the real Sherlock Holmes…”) Flash forward to his current interest in World War II … 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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Meditation Musings

Been reading about the value of including meditation into one’s day, and have made a conscious effort to do so each morning. I began with 10 minutes and have thus far moved up to 20 minutes, with varying degrees of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Gateway Books

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the Broke and the Bookish. If you want to play along, post a link on their site to your blog post and then post a link to them from your blog. This week I’m listing the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Bookish Things on my Bucket List

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the Broke and the Bookish. If you want to play along, post a link on their site to your blog post and then post a link to them from your blog. The Book Wheel or Love … Continue reading

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