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If You Wanna Get With Me, Put Away the "Just For Men"

“Good news. I found a few more gray hairs.”

Only my husband would qualify that as good news. Because he knows what a few more gray hairs mean: he has moved one step closer to being my dream man. 734 more words

Parenting

Quote of the day, Sept. 30

Nathaniel Hawthorne, on life

“Life is made up of marble and mud.”

Literature

Deal Me In - Week 39 Wrap Up

We’re at the three quarter post of the Deal Me In 2014 track and thus now in the home stretch. Below are links to new posts this week. 163 more words

Death, Ghosts, Monsters, and Mayhem: Emily Carroll's Graphic Novel, Through the Woods, is Chilling!

Though I laud the use of graphic novels as a tool to encourage reticent readers to, well, read more, I don’t often read them myself. On rare occasion, though,  one will catch my eye, and then I’m riveted and forced to enjoy beautiful illustrations to go along with an intriguing story. 495 more words

Horror Ya Lit

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 09/29/14

“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”   —   Nathaniel Hawthorne

(One of the many reasons why autumn is my favorite season.  185 more words

Entertainment

Quote of the Week

It is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not the same thing at the bottom.

-Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

Books

True to your heart

“Be true! Be true! Be true! Show freely to the world, if not your worst, yet some trait whereby the worst may be inferred!”

Nathaniel Hawthorne, at the end of   396 more words

English III AP