Category Archives: Books

The book I loved

When I was about eight years old, I fell in love with a children’s biography about a girl named Lotta Crabtree. Who? I know, I know. I can hear you asking that question, and I don’t blame you. Lotta Crabtree … Continue reading

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I haz iPad

At last! I haz iPad! My husband has been dreaming of buying an iPad2 ever since they came out. When he bought his original iPad last year, he made a critical mistake and only bought a 16 gig version. Why … Continue reading

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A fan letter to the author

When I was a little girl many many many years ago, I was a big fan of the television show “Wonder Woman.” I adored Lynda Carter’s character so much that I wrote a fan letter to her. I haltingly scratched … Continue reading

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What are you reading right now?

I know this will come as a huge shock to y’all, but I’m a big reader. I know, you probably just fell down in a heap, didn’t you? At any rate, I’m a big reader. I love to read. No, … Continue reading

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Whither Borders goeth, I wilt go

I’ve been reading and hearing rumors that Borders, the big bookstore chain, is in trouble. The Street ran a big column yesterday about the possibility that the company is facing a bankruptcy filing. The article noted that the Wall Street … Continue reading

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Insert quotation marks here. Please.

You know what annoys me? When I pick up a book, and it looks interesting, and I flip open the pages…only to find that the dialogue is not enclosed in quotation marks. It just bugs me. Why don’t we storm … Continue reading

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Beach reading

My family took our annual beach vacation last week, so I loaded up on a bunch of books and prepared to¬†while away the week under an umbrella. Which, for the most part, I did. In fact, I read everything that … Continue reading

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