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Happy Sunday

This weekend I had a great time knitting while listening to a podcast I bumped into called Craftlit.  I listened to the entire book of Turn of the Screw through her podcast, and have now started on Tale of Two … Continue reading

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Audio Wodehouse

One of the dogs, a poodle of military aspect, wandered up to Sally: and discovering that she was in possession of a box of sweets, decided to remain and await developments. — P. G. Wodehouse, The Adventures of Sally Since … Continue reading

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Part 3: Hang in There…Would You Like Anything to Read?

This is part three in the “Hang in there…spring is coming” series! And when the firemen turned off the hose and were standing in the wet, smoky room, Jim’s Aunt, Miss. Prothero, came downstairs and peered in at them. Jim … Continue reading

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An incomplete outline of Christmas

Scott’s dad and stepmom joined us here for Christmas, arriving on the 24th for dinner and staying until the morning of the 27th.   It was a good visit and I could tell they enjoyed being in our home.  It’s been … Continue reading

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Surprised by Hope

I’m almost finished, and I have enjoyed it.  Oxford scholar and Bishop of Durham for the Church of England, Wright writes pretty much as he speaks–or vice versa–clearly, beautifully and wittily.  He’s more articulate than four normal people put together.  … Continue reading

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Home-making

I found an interesting blog yesterday, Under the Gables, and in it, a wonderful post on the subject of “well behaved women don’t make history”.  The writer posits that while that may be true, it may also be true that … Continue reading

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Cry, the Beloved Country

Just finished reading this book–the one selected by my friend Barb for our reading group this month. I remember in 8th grade seeing kids from another English class with this tucked under their arms. I picked up a friend’s copy … Continue reading

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