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Assignment 5 - Making it up

My girlfriend and I have been planning a year long, round-world trip, having secured career breaks from our respective employers. The trip is something we’ve talked about doing for many years. 2,227 more words

Roland Barthes

Challenge Week: Around The World Challenge Day #5

Let’s travel the world, one book at a time.

This is the final day of my Around The World Challenge, and we have reached our fifth destination, which is…. 500 more words

Book Review

John Steinbeck - Furore #JohnSteinbeck

Non è che qua dentro possiamo mettere le stellette ai premi Nobel, dai…
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John Steinbeck

Friday Fives: Books

Today’s Friday Fives is a bit different. Instead of five of my favorite books, these are the five books I’ve read most recently and my thoughts on them. 803 more words

Runner Girl

Some Ways to Get Started, Courtesy of John Steinbeck

When it came to getting started, there were a few things John Steinbeck did to keep from, as he put it, going nuts.

He had a fear of putting down the first line. 405 more words

Of Bikes and Mice and Men

I unexpectedly found myself walking on a bike trail in southern Minnesota a week ago. As I crossed a bridge over the Zumbro River, memories of one of the last bike rides taken with my family came flooding forward. 863 more words

Human Nature