Tag Archives: Reading

BOOKSTORE! Oh Wait – you’re THAT kind of bookstore…

Oh how I love a good bookstore.  I’m not a browser per se, I like to go in an BUY many, many bookish things. I have some sort of disorder that doesn’t allow me to leave a bookstore with a … Continue reading

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The Peer Pressure I Will Not Succumb To

“30 minutes a day.” “1 hour a day” “Only on the weekends; and only for an hour or so” These are the statements I’ve heard from parents concerning playing video games.  I totally “get it” – but I don’t limit … Continue reading

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Compelled

Compel 1 : to drive or urge forcefully or irresistibly <hunger compelled him to eat> 2: to cause to do or occur by overwhelming pressure <public opinion compelled her to sign the bill> I often can’t help myself. It happens all the time.  I am compelled – without ill intent even … Continue reading

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Does anyone else feel thusly?

So my friends, I wrote a comment on Jen & Tonic’s most recent post about The Conclusion of  NaNoWriNO  (writing a post each day, basically).  And it made me think about posting the comment here because I’m in a serious conundrum … Continue reading

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The Most Awesome Thing My Mom Did for Me

When I was growing up I read quite a bit. I could spend literally 8 hours straight reading. Not to say I didn’t do other things- but when I was interested in a book – it engulfed me. My favorite … Continue reading

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