Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 27 September, 2014

I'll be going on a trip next week so I won't get to update my blog. Feel free to email me or leave a com­ment, but I most likely wont' get around to answer them until next week. This was also a slow week on social media, my kids and I were sick, I even took […]

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Kiva — New Loan

We made another micro-loan, this time to some­one in these United States who fell on hard times due to med­ical issues. Very sad and hon­estly, quite embar­rass­ing that this keeps hap­pen­ing every day, to thou­sands of peo­ple, in the strongest, rich­est coun­try the world has ever known. Click here to donate your­self   Unsat­is­fied with corporate […]

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Fun Facts Friday: T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot loved Grou­cho Marx and even wrote him a fan let­ter and kept his pic­ture on the wall. The two met for a dis­as­trous din­ner – Marx wanted to talk poetry, Eliot wanted to talk movies.

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Book Review: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell

About: Death of Kings by Bernard Corn­well is the sixth novel in this historical-fiction series fea­tur­ing Uhtred of Beb­ban­burg. The series is called The Saxon Chron­i­cles and tells about eh uni­fi­ca­tion of Anglo Saxon Eng­land as well as the expul­sion of the Danes from Britain.   336 pages Pub­lisher: Harper Paper­backs Lan­guage: Eng­lish ISBN-10: 0061969664 […]

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 20 September, 2014

My favorite sea­son is here, autumn, I love the weather, the col­ors, the ease at which it puts peo­ple. Autumn is not hot and not cold enough to be con­sid­ered "cold", just enough to sit with a blan­ket, a warm cup of "some­thing" and a good book.
Inside or out.

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Kiva Loans — Repaid

Loan repay­ments in the amount of $30.82 in repay­ments between Sep­tem­ber 17, 2014 and Sep­tem­ber 19, 2014!

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Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rack­ham (19 Sep­tem­ber, 1867 – 6 Sep­tem­ber, 1939) was an Eng­lish book illus­tra­tor whose work is still sought out today. In an era which was called the "golden age" of illus­tra­tions, Rack­ham was one of the most pro­lific and known illus­tra­tors. Instead of "fun facts", I thought I'd share some of Mr. Rackham's won­der­ful work.

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Book Review: The Jew Store by Stella Suberman

The book is not only a mem­oir, but a com­men­tary about the life in a small south­ern town circa the 1920s. A town where almost every­one never even saw a Jew nev­er­the­less inter­acted with one.

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 27 September, 2014

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 27 September, 2014

I'll be going on a trip next week so I won't get to update my blog. Feel free to email me or leave a com­ment, but I most likely wont' get around to answer them until next week. This was also a slow week on social media, my kids and I were sick, I even took […]

Kiva — New Loan

Kiva — New Loan

We made another micro-loan, this time to some­one in these United States who fell on hard times due to med­ical issues. Very sad and hon­estly, quite embar­rass­ing that this keeps hap­pen­ing every day, to thou­sands of peo­ple, in the strongest, rich­est coun­try the world has ever known. Click here to donate your­self   Unsat­is­fied with corporate […]

Fun Facts Friday: T.S. Eliot

Fun Facts Friday: T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot loved Grou­cho Marx and even wrote him a fan let­ter and kept his pic­ture on the wall. The two met for a dis­as­trous din­ner – Marx wanted to talk poetry, Eliot wanted to talk movies.

Book Review: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell

Book Review: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell

About: Death of Kings by Bernard Corn­well is the sixth novel in this historical-fiction series fea­tur­ing Uhtred of Beb­ban­burg. The series is called The Saxon Chron­i­cles and tells about eh uni­fi­ca­tion of Anglo Saxon Eng­land as well as the expul­sion of the Danes from Britain.   336 pages Pub­lisher: Harper Paper­backs Lan­guage: Eng­lish ISBN-10: 0061969664 […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 20 September, 2014

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 20 September, 2014

My favorite sea­son is here, autumn, I love the weather, the col­ors, the ease at which it puts peo­ple. Autumn is not hot and not cold enough to be con­sid­ered "cold", just enough to sit with a blan­ket, a warm cup of "some­thing" and a good book.
Inside or out.

Kiva Loans — Repaid

Kiva Loans — Repaid

Loan repay­ments in the amount of $30.82 in repay­ments between Sep­tem­ber 17, 2014 and Sep­tem­ber 19, 2014!

Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Rackham

Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rack­ham (19 Sep­tem­ber, 1867 – 6 Sep­tem­ber, 1939) was an Eng­lish book illus­tra­tor whose work is still sought out today. In an era which was called the "golden age" of illus­tra­tions, Rack­ham was one of the most pro­lific and known illus­tra­tors. Instead of "fun facts", I thought I'd share some of Mr. Rackham's won­der­ful work.

Book Review: The Jew Store by Stella Suberman

Book Review: The Jew Store by Stella Suberman

The book is not only a mem­oir, but a com­men­tary about the life in a small south­ern town circa the 1920s. A town where almost every­one never even saw a Jew nev­er­the­less inter­acted with one.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending September 13, 2014

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending September 13, 2014

The Amer­i­can nov­els that should have won the Booker prize gu.com/p/4xfng/tw via @guardian Woman arrested for over­due library book | CBS 58 | Local News cbs58.com/news/local-new… A new post of Fun Facts Fri­day: Michael Ondaatje manoflabook.com/wp/?p=11483#Fun­Facts RT @brain­picker: We lost David Fos­ter Wal­lace six years ago today – his time­less wis­dom on writ­ing and how […]

Fun Facts Friday: Michael Ondaatje

Fun Facts Friday: Michael Ondaatje

The pro­tag­o­nist of The Eng­lish Patient, Hana, is the daugh­ter of the pro­tag­o­nist from an ear­lier novel Mr. Onadaatje wrote called the In the Skin of the Lion.

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