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Friday Reads

So, with the upcoming holiday, I’m heading to my parent’s home. It’s four and a half hours away on a good day and I’m not really expecting to be able to film, but here’s an update nonetheless. 180 more words


What inspires you?

Every morning when I get up, I look forward to the day.  What can I do to inspire others to be more healthier and happier? 523 more words

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer Review

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Published Mariner Books 2006

Genre: Contemporary

Format: Kindle ebook

Other books by this author: Everything is Illuminated… 468 more words


Light and Dark: The Nature of Man in Jonathan Safran Foer’s "Everything is Illuminated"

In an attempt to attain information of his grandfather Safran’s life before escaping the Holocaust[1], the hero of Eveything is Illuminated Jonathan Safran Foer, sharing the same name with the author, sets out on a journey to Ukraine to find a woman named Augustine. 1,902 more words



This book is amazing.  I highly recommend it.
I feel even more cemented in my meat-free lifestyle after reading it, however it’s fairly unbiased, providing facts from all angles.  1,117 more words


What we forget about animals we begin to forget about ourselves. (37)

Farmers – corporations is the right word – have the power to define cruelty.

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“I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the crying, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can’t tell fast enough, the ears that aren’t big enough, the eyes that can’t take in all of the change, I like the hugging, the bringing together, the end of missing someone.”

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