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Old 05-15-2006, 12:17 PM   #241
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I haven't looked at "Cooking for Dummies", that I can remember anyways, but I did pick up "Christmas Cooking for Dummies"... I'm always looking for easy holiday recipes....

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will be picking up "The Time Traveler's Wife" this week at the library. I'll let you know how I like it.


also been reading the tea shop series by Linda Childs, "The Witness" by Dee Henderson, the garden series by Anthony Eglin.
been depressed lately, so I've been reading a lot!!
Hmmm christmas gooking for dummies... will have to try to find that one, sounds interesting... Cooking for dummies I got when I joined Dells cookbook club, for that matter so did my husband, we really do buy alot of cookbooks...
Right now I'm reading IT by Stephen King.
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Old 05-15-2006, 12:19 PM   #242
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will be picking up "The Time Traveler's Wife" this week at the library. I'll let you know how I like it.
Please let me know! I'm so excited for you, it's such a great book!
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Old 05-15-2006, 03:14 PM   #243
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In my reading aloud, we're just about through with viva la repartee, which we're getting a huge kick out of. It's a collection of clever things people have said over the years. I'm one of those who thinks of what I should have said a week later, at 3 a.m. in the morning. I usually have at least three books going (one frivolous, usually a murder mystery; something serious requiring more thought, which I break up with the frivolous; and something aloud to my freinds who are very literary but unable to read themselves).

One thing I read to my ladies last week takes only a few minutes: You're Only Old Once, the last book by Dr. Seuss. Should be required reading for everyone over 50. The only bad thing is that one friend is blind so couldn't enjoy the illustrations! This would make a great birthday present.
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Old 06-29-2006, 01:39 PM   #244
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finished "The Time Traveler's Wife" actually a while ago and just realized I hadn't let you know how I liked it.

I really, really liked it. Course, anything time travel I like. Could've done without a few of the scenes, but it was a really enjoyable read. Thanks so much!!!

actually, not reading too much these days. Trying to go through my books and figure out which ones to keep and which ones to sell.
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Old 06-29-2006, 01:46 PM   #245
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Claire, your friend may be interested in the audio books. I've really enjoyed them lately and keep one in my car. I don't allow myself to listen any other time so trips in the car are much more pleasurable.
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Old 06-29-2006, 03:04 PM   #246
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Just finished reading "The Pilots Wife" by Anita Shreve. It's part of Oprah's book club. It's a good book.

The initial part is extremely depressing and hits you hard if you have experienced death of a close one. I lost my only brother in an accident so reading about death so intimitely described made my tummy churn. The portions after that and the way the story unfolds are gripping.
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I just finished Elizabeth Gilbert's book "Eat, Pray, Love". The author spent 4 months each in Italy, India and Indonesia after she goes through a divorce. Its well written (funny, sad, good story, etc) and also an excellent travelogue for anyone traveling to Rome, India or Bali.
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Old 06-29-2006, 04:03 PM   #248
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I've read several Jan Karon books lately. Entertaining, but not heavy. (not a description of me .
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Wastewater management plan (with 5 appendixes) for a facility in the Midwest and a closeout report for a cleaned-up Superfund site in the mid-Atlantic area.

But I'm bringing a bunch of good trash to read at the beach. And I can't wait.
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Old 06-29-2006, 04:48 PM   #250
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Love Jan Karon's books!!! Part of my Do Not Sell collection.


actually started reading "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" at lunch, so I am reading again. Should have kept going on my "sell" list though. oh well.
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