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Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde, Devoted Dogs, and Arthur's Seat: Edinburgh, Scotland 2014, Day 1, Part II

As we walked down the Royal Mile from the castle, Kirsten stopped to show us interesting details of the city and offer insights into life in Edinburgh at various times in history. 1,483 more words

Travel Essay

Three School Books I'm Thankful For

On this Thanksgiving Eve I want to share a list of three books I first read in or during my school days that I’m thankful for, even without a voluminous list of read books to choose from. 692 more words

Harry Potter

WWW Wednesdays - November 26th

Originally featured at Should Be Reading… WWW WEDNESDAYS is all about answering the following three questions:

  • What are you currently reading?

I’m still reading  217 more words

Book Memes

Harry Potter Revisited - Part Two

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

‘Welcome to a new year at Hogwarts! Before we begin our banquet, I would like to say a few words. 673 more words


Book Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter#1)

Book: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (harry potter #1)

Author: J.K. Rowling

Plot: A boy who had been living a pitiful life with his rude and uncaring uncle and aunt, suddenly gets enrolled in one of the top schools for sorcery and witchcraft. 444 more words


Thank You, Books

I can be a bit of a curmudgeon around the holidays. As much as I would like to blame the PTSD from my days of working retail at Christmas, most of my holiday-based anxiety is of my own creation: pairing my general intolerance for shopping with the self-induced pressure to find the “perfect gift” is asking for trouble. 928 more words