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Classics Club, Book #22: A Grief Observed (November 2015)

This is my seventh post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #21: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (October 2015)

This is my sixth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: You Know What They Say About the Shoemaker’s Children, Right?

Updated 1/9/16 – I split the sewing list into two sections plus added more things to the “currently in progress” section. I’ve decided to embrace the fact that I need some public accountability to help me get certain sewing projects … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #20: Summer of the Swans (September 2015)

This is my sixth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #19: The Memory of Old Jack (August 2015)

This is my fifth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #18: Till We Have Faces (July 2015)

This is my fourth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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August Sewing: Quilted Library Bag For Us

My third in the “navy blue, bright green, hot pink, botanicals” collection, I just finished this quilted tote bag last night.  It’s ultimately going to be our library book bag but my push to finish it was so that I … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #17: The Door In The Wall

This is my third post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #16: Les Miserables (April-May, 2015)

This is my second post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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I Promise My Sourdough Recipes Taste Better Than This

While reading My Antonia for the Classics Club last month, I came across this lovely passage.  Jim, the book’s narrator is speaking. I remember how horrified we were at the sour, ashy-grey bread she gave her family to eat.  She … Continue reading

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