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ON THIS DAY: November 16, 2016

November 16th is

National Button Day *

National Fast Food Day

Have a Party with Your Bear Day

International Day for Tolerance *

UNESCO Day * 686 more words


Quote of the day

Time – whether you are burning it up or falling in love or spreading it out thin in a dentist’s waiting room – is a commodity that cannot be weighed out and measured by clocks.  9 more words

November 16 in history

42 BC – Tiberius, Roman emperor, was born (d. 37).

1272 – While travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince Edward became King of England upon Henry III’s death, but he will not return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne. 599 more words


Picnic at Hanging Rock

Everything begins and ends at exactly the right time and place.

Picnic at Hanging Rock
Joan Lindsay | 1967 | 192 Pages 626 more words



From Picnic at Hanging Rock:

  •  milk and lemonade kept cool in a zinc-lined basket, biscuits; “To Saint Valentine!”
  • “Lunch had been set out on large white tablecloths close by, shaded from the heat of the sun by two or three spreading gums.  
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Special Features

  1. Remastered high-definition digital film transfer, supervised by director Peter Weir, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray…
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Reading List: June 2016

  1. Love Songs, Sara Teasdale (Poems, 1917)
  2. Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay (Novel, 1967)
  3. Audrey at Home: A Kitchen Table Biography, Luca Dotti (Non-Fiction/Cookbook?, 2015)
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