Monthly Archives: August 2010

See you when I get back

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à bientôt

As I might have mentioned, I’m going on vacation.  Thus my late summer blog slump begins.  Last year I got back in the swing of things around Labor Day.  This year I hope to be back before then.  In the … Continue reading

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Book list — the “classics”

I got a fun email a couple of weeks ago from a friend who is embarking on a journey to read “the classics.”   The list she had compiled included titles like Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, The Brothers Karamazov, The Metamorphosis, … Continue reading

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I Write Like…

I’m sure you’ve all seen this; it was circulating on Facebook in mid-July, or you may have stumbled upon it elsewhere.  It’s the I Write Like website, where you can have your writing style analyzed and compared to a famous … Continue reading

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