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    Epic sleep...good topic since I've been...

    Epic sleep...good topic since I've been completely zonked for the past two days!

    Having a deployed spouse makes for lousy sleep, but I can't say that I get the most EPIC sleep when that someone...
  2. Thread: Pen or Pencil

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    Poll: Pen! Almost always! And I prefer blue ink. Being...

    Pen! Almost always! And I prefer blue ink. Being a lefty, I always have smudges on my writing when I use a pencil (I don't know why I don't when I use pen). But when necessity calls for the use of a...
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    Poll: I have actually had the above conversation with...

    I have actually had the above conversation with some friends of mine some years ago. Their recommendation resulted in a combination of the two stlukesguild haha :lol: but I would think that to be...
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    I couldn't stand reading Babbitt by Sinclair...

    I couldn't stand reading Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis. I read the book in its entirety about five years ago - and for the life of me I cannot recall what it was about - only that it drove me crazy to...
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    western

    western
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    Your challenge is a great one! I like the idea of...

    Your challenge is a great one! I like the idea of reading Native American Literature for your American choice. May I recommend Leslie Marmon Silko's, Ceremony. It was very good.

    **Edit** Sherman...
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    Poll: Greenbay, not too sure why...my team didn't make...

    Greenbay, not too sure why...my team didn't make it...but gotta root for one of them, and I've always liked them anyhow! :D
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    Trying to figure out what I will be reading this...

    Trying to figure out what I will be reading this year is incredibly frustrating because since my move all of my books are still in California. I think I've mentioned this elsewhere on the forum -...
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    I eased back into reading after graduating last...

    I eased back into reading after graduating last December, so nothing on my list is of the most mind boggling or philosophical nature, but I really did enjoy some:

    Fiction

    Things Fall Apart -...
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    From a Sherlock Holmes story called A Case of...

    From a Sherlock Holmes story called A Case of Identity

    "My dear fellow...life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. We would not dare to conceive the things...
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    Until I got exposed to my university library, my...

    Until I got exposed to my university library, my local public libraries were awesome, but I learned quickly how limited they can often times be. The university had three different libraries, and the...
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    For Christmas...I would like my boyfriend to be...

    For Christmas...I would like my boyfriend to be able to visit me. Hoping that he'll be able to!

    And granted that my move has left me with only a week's worth of clothes, and one book...some of...
  13. Jacqueline Novogratz's "The Blue Sweater" Helped...

    Jacqueline Novogratz's "The Blue Sweater"
    Helped me to realize that no matter what field I go into, there's always a way to help other people with what I've learned.

    Paul Farmer's works, not...
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    Sticky: Sapphire, that bit about the article and the...

    Sapphire, that bit about the article and the farmer's name being Egbert...that would creep me out a bit too...poor little girl.

    I'm late in the coming on comments to the thread, but I've been...
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    I hate alcohol. I hate that my beautiful friend,...

    I hate alcohol.
    I hate that my beautiful friend, wonderful wife and mother is so afraid and insecure and quiet.
    I hate how on a regular basis her husband hits on me in front of her and plays it off...
  16. Right on! Great minds think alike!! :)

    Right on!

    Great minds think alike!! :)
  17. Thread: Favorites

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    Blue! Favorite brand of paper towel? :D

    Blue!

    Favorite brand of paper towel? :D
  18. I read literature for many reasons, some of which...

    I read literature for many reasons, some of which are already mentioned. There is an ego in me that does like it when I can tell people Crime and Punishment is one of my favorite books or when I can...
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    Sticky: Thanks Virgil, I'll get right on that!!...

    Thanks Virgil, I'll get right on that!! Though...you guys can be quite intimidating...writing commentary that's novel size for a short story!! ;) I got some catching up to do!
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    Sticky: Somehow I am always at work when I am posting, so...

    Somehow I am always at work when I am posting, so I don't have time to read all of the comments, but I am halfway through the story so I'll just offer some thoughts. Keep in mind I got to the point...
  21. The thing I love and hate about short stories is...

    The thing I love and hate about short stories is that they deliberately seem to be ambiguous and open to debate - which is why at times I prefer a novel. :D But I enjoyed this one.

    I didn't have...
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    Sticky: Sorry for the delay, I won't be able to start...

    Sorry for the delay, I won't be able to start reading it until this afternoon, I'll join in and read up on the posts when I do finish!
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    Sticky: I'm currently reading some stuff to teach a youth...

    I'm currently reading some stuff to teach a youth group - but I'm going to download this story. Virgil I already downloaded Salinger's, so give me a bit of time and I'll get to both of them!
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    I can't wait until my time finally comes!

    I can't wait until my time finally comes!
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    Teehee I like this thread... For crying out...

    Teehee I like this thread...

    For crying out loud you are a company that boasts on it's foundation being that of "helping the working class" but what the heck, you call the working class and...
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