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Supermassive Book Haul!

You know the feeling. You’re on Amazon and put a book in your basket. Just one. Your recommendations show another one that sounds interesting… plus one you’ve been meaning to read for ages is on sale, and….the next day a large box turns up at your door bursting at the seams with new reads. 905 more words

Literature

Post #75. Seek to Understand Rather Than to Judge (Principle No.2)

This is the second principle that I often come back to very often…
I suggest to apply this principle when someone does something we don’t approve of… 450 more words

Action

Quotes || The remarkable thing

Hazel turned one of the stink bugs over with the toe of his wet tennis shoe and the shining black beetle strove madly with floundering legs to get upright again.

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Quotes

A Visit to California and New Material from Laini Colman and From Apes to Angels...

Wow! I just noticed that my last blog post was on June 6. Where does the time go? In my case, some of it went to California for a while… 284 more words

Music

Illustrated Talk on the Literary and Artistic History of Nantucket Island

Very much looking forward to this talk, which I’ll be giving at 7:30PM on July 26, at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Brattleboro, Vermont, in collaboration with talented painter Julia Jensen! 64 more words

Authors

Of Mice and Men: Meh; Or, How to Rate a Classic

Okay, okay, I’m not doing well at vacationing. Whatever. More guest posts to come and I’m not reading anything but magazines right now (!), so this is really and truly the last post from me for a few weeks. 338 more words

Fiction