Monthly Archives: September 2011

Childhood Reading–The Books, Part II

Here are the final five books in my list of the first-ten-books-that-popped-into-my-head when I started thinking about favorite childhood books. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith, is a book I loved as much for the setting as for the … Continue reading

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Childhood Reading–The Books

My previous blog focused on how much I loved reading as a child and promised that the next one would include a list of my favorite childhood books.  After a couple of days of agonizing over the choices, I’m (sort of) … Continue reading

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Childhood Reading

I have lots of happy childhood memories:  vacations with my family, spending time with my grandmothers, hanging out with my cousins, playing kickball in the backyard, falling into a ditch full of snow after one of northern Alabama’s few blizzards.  Okay, … Continue reading

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LOL, Part II

In yesterday’s blog post I mentioned some old TV shows that make me laugh out loud, but the memories made me laugh so much I never got to current shows.   If laughter is the best medicine, here are a few … Continue reading

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LOL

I know it’s been a while since my last post, so if anyone has been waiting anxiously for me to continue, I apologize.  If you read my very first post, you know who to blame:  the aliens. Sometimes you need … Continue reading

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Cheering in the Rain (Let’s Go Blue)

The excitement and hope of a new season. The first game for a new coach. Over 110,000 fans in attendance. Returning students ready to cheer and have a great time. Free tickets to the game with good friends. Everything was … Continue reading

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