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The Twig - Independent Bookstore, San Antonio, TX

You know the feeling.  You step in to the bookstore.  Inhale the scent of paper.  Marvel at the colors on the bindings.  Your imagine races at the volumes before you that contain stories, truth, guidance, adventure.   440 more words


You have two weekends left to drink in one of London's coolest bars... No pressure

If you haven’t yet been to my favourite London bar/restaurant, The Dead Dolls House in Hoxton Square, your time is running out. The team behind the House, the Dead Dolls Club, announced today it will be closing down to move on to two different locations. 533 more words


A Man Sails in Search of his Soul, and Discovers Cliché

After reading the manuscript of The Pearl, Steinbeck’s editor remarked, “In this parable you say there are only black and white things and no in-between, but what rich blacks and what dazzling whites.” The same could be said, with serious reservations, about veteran science journalist and poet John Benditt’s debut novel… 701 more words

English 955

REMINDER – Due Tomorrow: Book Poster and Vocabulary for Q2 Self-Select Reading Quarter two Self-Sel Assignment

Passed back all graded Research Paper Assessments – If there is anything you need to redo, please do as soon as possible – the sooner, the better. 82 more words

Daily Vocabulary

It's Hot at the Boiler House

During a lovely night with my girlfriends last week, we had dinner at Boiler House, located at The Pearl.

First of all, The Pearl is absolutely a place where you’d want to live in San Antonio, but…only if you had the money to. 166 more words

San Antonio

English 955

Daily Vocabulary: Tuesday, 01/06/2015 – Candor – noun: openness or honesty; frankness; Dauntless – adj: showing fearlessness and determination – Write a sentence and memory clue for each. 32 more words

Daily Vocabulary