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Book Review: Today We Die a Little

He was, for two decades in the mid-twentieth century, the most celebrated sportsman on earth. Even now, he remains exceptionally honoured, with his own… 1,632 more words

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Safely Home: An Awesome Book!

My family spent part of last week camping in the mountains where I had time to do some fun reading.  I read the best novel I have read in years, probably one of the best ever.  348 more words

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The Giver by Lois Lowry

So I had to read The Giver because of one of my classes. But I’m so glad that I did read it. I’ve watched the movie a couple of years ago and I liked the movie. 135 more words


Confidence Game

It has been a fairly quiet few days up here at the family cottage, overlooking Sawyer’s Cove, halfway up the Maine Coast. I had intended to share this time with Joni, but in the end she couldn’t make the trip, so I’m here alone. 1,007 more words

High School Runners

No Brain, No Train(ing)

More great news from the world of science, and by “great” I mean news to make runners feel better about themselves. Writing in the New York Times, Gretchen Reynolds summarizes recent research that links vigorous exercise to increased neurogenesis (neuron growth) and cognitive functioning ( 676 more words


7 Childhood Books I Still Love

We all have those books from our childhood.

You know the ones I’m talking about; the ones we’ve read thirty times, the ones that sit battered and worn on our bookshelves, the ones that we still pick up and read when we get the chance, the ones that will be the first books we share with our children. 621 more words

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