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Aghatapativinaya Sutta:  Removing Annoyance
Translated from the Pali by Ñanamoli Thera.  For free distribution only.

Bhikkhus, there are these five ways of removing annoyance, by which annoyance can be entirely removed by a… 204 more words


Indy WordLab!

If you’re in the Indianapolis area next Monday, I’ll be reading at Indy WordLab.

Indy Wordlab is a monthly reading series/open writing workshop.  I’ll read some stories, take questions, and offer a writing experiment.   76 more words

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I’m posting this primarily for the benefit of my fried Ron, who has a wonderful blog of his own over at RWorld.  It seems like the sort of thing he’d be interested in.  722 more words


Booktubeathon Wrap up

Hi guys, Today is the last day of the Booktubeathon. It started on monday, and it required us to read 7 books. Here, you can read about my book pile. 191 more words

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Remembering Jane Austen

This past Friday was the anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. I was a bit distracted by celebrating an anniversary of my own – my 15th wedding anniversary – but I didn’t want the occasion to go completely unremarked. 601 more words

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Book Review - Longbourn by Jo Baker

Longbourn by Jo Baker

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

To be honest, I rarely read any Jane Austen books that aren’t written by Jane Austen. 665 more words

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Book Review: "Never Let Me Go" - Kazuo Ishiguro

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

Genre: Dystopia, Romance, Science Fiction

First Published in: January 1st 2005

Pages: 282

I finished the second book for the booktubeathon today, and I cried a lot at the end, and had tears in my eyes during the whole book :'( 480 more words

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