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Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

I’ll be honest: I picked up this book because of its name and the alligator on the cover. Who doesn’t love gators? So I had no idea what to expect. 549 more words

Favorite reads from the first half of 2015

I decided to read a book per week at the beginning of this year. For the most part I was ahead of schedule; then June came and I went to live in the Maine woods at a summer camp, and I fell back. 1,547 more words


Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

John Sulzbach of Killingworth, CT, has spent the last decade as a production manager with Astroseal Products, a lightning protection manufacturer located just east of Killingworth, CT. 156 more words

John Sulzbach


“The Beginning of the End can feel a lot like the middle when you are living in it. When I was a kid I couldn’t see any of these ridges. 705 more words

Bunbury Book Club

When Mothers Have Other Priorities

When a sudden virus kept me sidelined on Mother’s Day and for a few days thereafter, I turned to the only antidote that relieved my symptoms: reading. 1,507 more words

Art + Life

Too many choices...

I just purchased these books and they pretty much arrived at the same time and I had to decide – what do I read first??? 127 more words

Sunday Post | March 22nd - March 28th

In Real Life:

  • After spending the entire last weekend away from the hubs, with a busy work week looming ahead, we had impromptu date night on Monday where margaritas were drank and tacos were eaten.
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