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You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light.

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Quote Of The Day

People

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.

– Ernest Hemingway

Quotes To Live With

The Sun also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway

Ernest Hemingway, an enthusiastic participant, eulogised bullfighting as one of only three sports
The other two were motor racing and mountain climbing
Those, that sometimes, offered death as an alternative to winning… 836 more words

Spain

How To Win Friends And Influence People With Donuts and $2 Bills

Although his ended tragically, Ernest Hemingway led an interesting life. Writer, outdoorsman, celebrity. He was also a salesman because he knew how to be persuasive in 6 words or less — “For sale: baby shoes never worn.” He was unconventional (he typed standing up), but he was quite good at satisfying customers with his brevity and unique style of fiction. 677 more words

Nonfiction

Blood & Brocade

Trajes de luces are a work of art , a bright aperitif before the torero weaves his thanatocentric spell around the spectacle
The intensity and opulence of the decoration is in accordance with the importance of bullfighting in Spanish culture… 1,016 more words

Spain

2016 Reading Challenge Book 11 - A Moveable Feast

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And we are out of the madness…

And back with something that has been lacking slightly over the past month or so, a book review. 868 more words

Books