Not long ago, I spotted a copy of the first Newbery Award children’s book in a library book sale. The book was old and battered, but only fifty cents, so I bought it. 176 more words
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Some WW1 Photographs...
If you remember my “Wounded twice” post published about one week ago, you’ll have a déjà-vu feeling… Indeed it’s the very same picture, but colorized by the same person who already did another similar work on… 49 more words
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The latest Sarah Waters was published in August 2014 and was immediately added to my list. I avoided reading any reviews at all so that I could approach it with a completely open mind. 636 more words
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Those Awful Reviews
Noir-de-Fumée, Détective Amateur (?, 1931)
Directed by ?
To address the question marks, rather than posting in my standard form, I’ve decided to first take you on a little journey: 1,690 more words
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Today, D.C. is digging out from its first snowfall of the year. We got about 4”- a bit more than expected- and it’s created havoc for schools, roads, and airports. 312 more words
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Oakland Sidewalk Stamps
6806 Fremont Street
There are four of these at this address, all of them pristine. A good way to start the new year.
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Picture Copyright -Björn Rudberg
“How come we never saw these steps before?” asked Emmaline.
“Because, Emmaline, they were hidden,” replied her friend, Robert. “And only now we can see because they cleared the area for the pool. 111 more words
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