Monthly Archives: December 2013

Awesome Lines: The Dream Thieves

I just read this passage from The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater, and I am so in love with it: Alfred became king during one of the armpits of English history.  There was no England, really, not back then.  Just … Continue reading

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Tech Woes

Bah. So my old laptop is dead.  Again.  It must know there’s a new one on the way. Anyway, I’m still struggling my way through the phone app for WordPress.  Haven’t figured out how to do useful things like, oh, … Continue reading

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Of Books and Movies: Saving Mr. Banks

I went to see Saving Mr. Banks today.  So wonderful. If you haven’t heard of it, Disney’s new movie is about the adaptation of the book Mary Poppins into the beloved movie.  Emma Thompson is stunning as P. L. Travers, … Continue reading

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It’s tempting to say this is where it all begins, but it’s really not.  Not yet. So let’s do a little background work, shall we? The resolutions I’ve laid out are, I think, fairly straight-forward.  Are they going to be … Continue reading

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