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One Amongst Many

There are lots of candidates for Today’s Perfect Moment. I could choose the weather. Waking up early to a November snowfall was quite pretty–but the first ones always are.  Since I rarely ever pay attention to weather forecasts, this one … Continue reading

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Library Haul

I took too many books and things from the library It is kind of a weird way to begin a post and as I sit here and type this, I am not exactly sure how it qualifies as Today’s Perfect … Continue reading

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Why I Go To the Library

One of my coworkers wondered why I kept getting books from the library. When I answered because they were free, she explained that her question was different.  She meant why didn’t I borrow the books electronically?  I could have waxed … Continue reading

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Helping a Student

Today’s Perfect Moment is about finding common ground with my new students.  I think, sometimes, my teaching is more effective when I share a common interest with a student, or at least have some knowledge I can impart on them. … Continue reading

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A Weekend Book Review

Before I start this post, there ate two things you should know. The first is that I am not a book blogger or book reviewer.  I like books but I rarely read reviews.  I pick them off the shelf at … Continue reading

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Out for a Walk

It’s such a beautiful day out, I heard many people exclaim. Then everyone of them got in their car and drove somewhere. Before you run away from this post, this isn’t going to be ranty. People have places to go … Continue reading

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Epiphany on a T-shirt

The only problem with taking books out of the library is that you’ve got to read them before somebody else wants them. My books were coming due and I had two more to read.  I tried renewing them, but one … Continue reading

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Shopping for Books and Other Quests

This is going to be a rather rambling post, but hopefully you will read it to the end.  If you do, you might be able to help someone with a rather interesting quest. Yesterday, thanks to a gift card for … Continue reading

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When Looking for Books

Last week, while looking for books at the library I needed some help finding a book.  The librarian was able to find the book quite easily.  I had missed a letter when writing the author’s last name on the square … Continue reading

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July 26. 2014: No Better Price than Free

I go through a lot of phases or periods or …whatever.  I like something, and I get really into it, then the thing fades to the background for a while, maybe a log while, maybe a short while.  If you’ve … Continue reading

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