Tag Archives: books

The List of My Favorite Book….the Sequel

I can’t help it.  Once again, I found myself talking to someone about a book and saying “Oh that’s my favorite book!” And, of course, it’s one of my favorite books.  In October, I posted My List of Favorite Book and realized … Continue reading

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My List Of Favorite Book

What’s your favorite book?  That’s not an uncommon question.  I never know how to respond. Yet if someone asks me “Do you like Game of Thrones?” I will answer “Oh it’s my favorite book!”  But it isn’t actually my favorite … Continue reading

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Music or Books

Music or books.  Take your pick.  You have to choose.  Which would you give up? I don’t know about your family, but in mine we often had that discussion. Which is a little silly since we never had to make … Continue reading

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The Walking Unread

As a teacher and an avid reader, I’m appalled by the number of people who don’t read consistently.  I may set the bar of reading an inordinate amount of books very high, but I’m amazed at the number of people … Continue reading

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Saneteachers’ Weekly Genre Feature – Fantasy

My bias is definitely showing here, but fantasy is tied with almost every other genre for my favorite.  Okay, I like almost everything.  But with fantasy, action, adventure, phantasmagorical creatures, settings beyond our imagination make for a perfect reading experience. With … Continue reading

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Awards and Thanks

I have been fortunate enough to be recognized by various bloggers for various awards recently.  I’m very good about thanking them, but very bad about responding to them.  And mostly for a horrible reason….I’m lazy.  I get halfway through all … Continue reading

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What Does “Plus-Sized” Really Mean?

According to Webster’s Dictionary, plus-size, or plus-sized, means extra large. But what does it really, really mean? What are the connotations? Plus-sized men can shop in a store for “Big and Tall” men.  That must be cool for a guy. … Continue reading

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Sage advice from a friend at work…

For purposes of anonymity, let’s call this friend Tom.  One day in teacher land, I was complaining about slogging my way through a book I didn’t like.  I was determined to get through it because I had started it.  As … Continue reading

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Jowls, books and blogging…..

Following up on my I-can’t-believe-that-my-neck-has-fallen post, another horror thing happened.  I have never, nor do I ever plan to, have face lifts, plastic surgery or anything like that.  One, I’m on a blood thinner, so only a moron would get … Continue reading

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Books I hated reading

I’ve been thinking about books I was forced to read in school, or because friends recommended them.  I’m not about slamming authors.  Everyone has their own tastes and there is a niche for all types. But…… BOOKS I WISH I … Continue reading

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