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67 Inches of Stephen King

We had to move a bookcase the other day, and all the books had to come out.  It was the bookcase housing my Stephen King books, so just for fun, and because I am retired and have time for this … Continue reading

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Reading Places

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.  ~Attributed to Groucho Marx With the possible exception of changing “dog” to “cat”, I’m with Groucho on this one.  Athough it’s … Continue reading

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Here Comes Captain Book

Aarrrggghh, my pretties! It is I, Captain Book…… Every Friday morning 75 or so Kindergarten through 2nd graders come together in Durham Elementary’s cafetorium for Morning Program, a long standing tradition blending song, instruction and camaraderie to get the day … Continue reading

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Suspending More Disbelief, On Purpose

“I have my books….and my poetry to protect me.” -Simon and Garfunkel Simon and Garfunkel’s “I Am A Rock” is one of the most deliciously gloomy songs ever to slouch its way onto the pop charts. I loved it as … Continue reading

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Suspending Disbelief

For  fantasy in story to really work, there must be……“a semblance of truth sufficient to procure for these shadows of imagination that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.”       – Samuel Taylor Coleridge The  phrase “willing … Continue reading

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A Positive Addiction

I have been, as previously mentioned, an Anglophile since the age of approximately six. I have been a bibliophile for just about as long (no, relax, there won’t be a “phile” for every letter of the alphabet) and it has … Continue reading

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Tell Me A Story

I doubt that any of us can say with certainty what the very first sentence was that we uttered, but that can’t stop us from trying. I would like to believe that mine was “tell me a story.” For as … Continue reading

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