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Old 04-06-2014, 03:10 PM   #3291
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I just finished "What's so Funny?" Tim Conway's autobiography. I really enjoyed it since he grew up in Chagrin Falls near my hometown and graduated from BGSU where my dad went to school. In fact, they were there at the same time with Tim 2 years ahead of my dad. Now I've gotten into "This Hallowed Ground" which is the history of Arlington National Cemetery. I thought I'd read this since DH is currently working there on the Millennium Project. It's been a great read so far. Starts out with the history of the plantation and how it became the cemetery and moves through history all the way to today. There are lots of interesting stories. The chapter on Kennedy gave a lot of insight into the planning for that funeral. Also, the part I'm reading now dealt with 9/11 and the Pentagon attack. Very good stuff.
Jabbur, I hope you mean "On Hallowed Ground" as I went to Amazon to find the title you said and could not find that one about Arlington, enough on the Civil War. The "On" title was about Arlington. Any way, I got the "On" title and should have it by next Friday.
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Old 04-06-2014, 06:59 PM   #3292
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You probably got the same one PF. I didn't have my kindle nearby when I was typing and used my faulty memory. Lots of stories about different soldiers too throughout history.
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Old 04-06-2014, 07:07 PM   #3293
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It's purchase helped me use my "settlement" payment from Amazon's class action suit over e-books, all $6.57 of it. LOL!! The book was $6.70, I ended up adding extra stuff to my order because I was not going to pay shipping for something I only paid 13 cents for...
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Old 04-06-2014, 07:48 PM   #3294
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I got a settlement from Amazon too, for $4.72, I think. Will try to spend it wisely.

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Old 04-07-2014, 02:41 AM   #3295
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80 pages to go in my cheese shop mystery, but I took a little break to spend a few minutes at DC and...snack on a small plate of cheese and fruit.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:47 AM   #3296
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Half way through Alligient, the last book of the Divergence series. I've really enjoyed this series, full of action and great storyline.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:55 AM   #3297
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Just finished a short story Balzac and a Little Mistress. If you like reading, if you like a little Chinese history. This is interesting light read.

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It's purchase helped me use my "settlement" payment from Amazon's class action suit over e-books, all $6.57 of it. LOL!! The book was $6.70, I ended up adding extra stuff to my order because I was not going to pay shipping for something I only paid 13 cents for...
This is why I love Amazon Prime. I spend enough on shipping with Amazon every year to justify the membership, and the movies are an added bonus.
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Old 04-07-2014, 11:39 AM   #3299
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This is why I love Amazon Prime. I spend enough on shipping with Amazon every year to justify the membership, and the movies are an added bonus.
Actually got 3 Blue-Ray Movies for a really good price to get me up over $35. We got a new DVD/Blue-Ray last weekend since our DVD player finally went 4 paws up. I guess I will have to look at Amazon Prime a bit more closely.
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Getting ready to start Divergent, after that going to read my next chapter in my Medical Coding book.
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