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I never thought I was really affected by the weather until I experienced the first few warm days in New York after this past brutal winter. 161 more words

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What Will You Miss After the Apocalypse?

recently read Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam, the final in her post-apocalyptic trilogy of the same name. It’s set about a year after 99.9% of humanity died off, and the remaining survivors are just trying to get by. 216 more words

#1Tale2Cities: A Tale of Two Cities Read-Along (Hosted by @LauraTFrey)

Today is April 21st, the day that the read-along for Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities is to begin. Naturally, I’m signing up the day the reading is to start, having just picked up my copy of the book about three hours ago. 810 more words


April 21

“Sleep is the only rest we get
It’s then we are at peace:
We do not have to mop the floor
And wipe away the grease. 149 more words

Short Story Project

“Create a prequel, sequel, or spinoff of a short story to demonstrate your understanding of the theme and the motifs of the short story you chose.” 714 more words


Poem of the Week: Bored by Margaret Atwood


All those times I was bored
out of my mind. Holding the log
while he sawed it. Holding
the string while he measured, boards, 236 more words