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cover of the age of innocence by edith wharton

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The novel was published in 1920 about 1870s New York society. It's fascinating how one look, one casual phrase, could destroy a person's entire reputation. I think that's still true, but we can start over somewhere else and bounce back for the most part. If someone is ruined (the Beauforts,…

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remember me by mary higgins clark

Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark

Back when I was a wee little Gilly, my Ma got roped into a subscription for Reader's Digest Condensed Books. This novel appeared in vol. 217 in 1995, when I was 12. I didn't have the luxury of going to the library often as a child. It truly was a…

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Create an Original Domain Name

I have been designing websites since 1998 when Yahoo! GeoCities was still only GeoCities. I learned how to code in HTML, all on my own. My very first website was *NSYNC Revolution, a fansite about the boy band *NSYNC. I was constantly at odds with my family because if someone…

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Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury

I have decided to elevate Ray Bradbury to be the grandfather of my literary aesthetic: cinematic absurdist. I found an essay (an interview, really) in this book where he states "all my stories are cinematic. ... I may be the most cinematic novelist in the country today. All of my…

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Tips on Relocating Your Life

Moving is an inevitable part of life. Check out some of my tips to consider when you're moving out. Packing the Goods When packing boxes, create a Word doc or Excel sheet and record the items that end up in that box. Label each box A-1, A-2, A-3 (e.g.- kitchen…

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The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker

You have cleverness, dexterity, and creativity—all of which powerfully combine when you are at risk—if you listen to your intuition.Gavin de Becker, the Gift of Fear I've meant to read this book for ages. I finally finished it with my Digital Silent Book Club and burning through it during my…

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gary oldman as sirius black

Sirius, We Hardly Knew Thee

Dear Mr. Sirius Black, This is it, I guess. Farewell, goodbye, adieu. I'm ready to let you go now. I saw you fall behind the veil at the Department of Mysteries in Order of the Phoenix. I swear. Minor tears squeaked out from the corners of my eyes as I…

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