Monthly Archives: October 2010

Winter Warmer

Julia and I just ran 5K around Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. It’s a beautiful day here – crisp cold, but you can feel the heat of the sun on you, and the sky is a beautiful blue. We got up … Continue reading

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Secret female societies

I begin to believe that there is a secret sisterhood of awesome gals who read Tamora Pierce as children/teenagers/adults. I say it is secret because not many women admit to reading YA novels now or in the past, unless they’re … Continue reading

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So, I’m up at Tivoli right now, visiting Sofia and escaping NYC. I’m only going to be stateside for another day and a half, but couldn’t even handle the city for that long. It’s nice being up here, and sofia’s … Continue reading

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American Empire

A People’s History of American Empire (a graphic adaptation) by Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, Paul Buhle I just finished re-reading this great graphic novel, written with Zinn as the prominent narrator, and other historical figures telling their stories in their … Continue reading

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A Difficulty.

This blog has an inherent problem. I have started it without thinking of who I am writing it for. mostly because I am writing it for myself, and just blogging about things as I think of them, without any specific … Continue reading

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo/Men Who Hate Women

This weekend I watched “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” with my parents. I read the books earlier this month and wanted to write about it, but waited to see the movie. This review will be a mish-mash between book … Continue reading

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Confused, not shaken nor stirred.

In the past week, I read the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams and Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut. These two novels are actually going hand-in-hand in my head right now, which is odd because even though the … Continue reading

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