August Reading List

August 31, 2009 at 8:46 am (Book World) ()

  1. Mad Ship by Robin Hobb
  2. Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans by A.J. Baime
  3. Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osbourne
  4. Melting Stones by Tamora Pierce
  5. Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb
  6. The Amateurs by Marcus Sakey
  7. Sunset of the Sabertooth by Mary Pope Osbourne
  8. What-the-Dickens by Gregory Maguire

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Economist View of the World

August 28, 2009 at 8:13 am (Life Long Learning) ()

  1. Everything can be fixed by supply and demand
  2. If supply and demand cannot fix it, the full value of the good is not being considered
  3. Adjust the full value by implementing a tax
  4. Taxes cause dead weight loss
  5. Power of taxation must be used wisely
  6. Opinions vary

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My Version of Must See TV

August 27, 2009 at 8:06 am (General List) ()

  1. Psych
  2. Royal Pain
  3. Burn Notice
  4. Leverage

MIA Favorites

  1. Scrubs
  2. Chuck
  3. Life

What happened to a honest ending?

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Authors and Series to which I’m addicted

August 26, 2009 at 8:59 am (Book World) ()

  1. Dresdyn Files by Jim Butcher
  2. Weather Warden by Rachel Caine
  3. Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osbourne
  4. Harry Potter by J K Rowling
  5. Onyx Court by Marie Brennan

I’m always looking for more series and reading suggestions.  Drop your favorites in the comments and they most likely will be place on the TBR.

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Classics that Changed My Life

August 25, 2009 at 8:56 am (Book World) ()

  1. Emma by Jane Austen
  2. Pamela by Samuel Richardson
  3. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  4. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  5. Far from the Maddening Crowd by Thomas Hardy delivers public domain titles, along with for-purchase titles, to your inbox on a schedule you choose.  Check them out.

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Wedding Tips

August 24, 2009 at 6:52 pm (To Do) ()

  1. Half the people won’t get the joke
  2. Practice with the microphone before giving your speech
  3. Tell enough jokes so everyone understand at least one
  4. Make the kissing game interesting or glasses will be clinking all night
  5. As long as the ceremony takes place, any other tragedy is only a would-be tragedy

Congratulations to Sharleen and Derek!  The wedding was beautiful, the reception fabulous.  May the rest of your life together match.

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Things I won’t Miss About John Madden

August 23, 2009 at 8:40 am (General List) ()

  1. Repeats of what his co-announcer said
  2. Sheboygan hard roll references during Packer games
  3. A restatement of the co-announcer’s take on a play
  4. Excessive drawing when explaining what the co-announcer said

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To Do at the Library

August 22, 2009 at 8:57 am (To Do) (, )

  1. Remind boys not to run or shout in the library
  2. Send boys to children’s section
  3. Grab books from reserve shelf
  4. Rescue boys from librarian who is also reminding them not to run or shout in the library
  5. Leave library while it’s still intact

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To Accomplish

August 22, 2009 at 1:41 am (Writing Life) (, )

  1. Psych self and WordNerd up re: going to BoucherCon 2009
  2. Realize that I don’t have business cards to hand out
  3. Panic that I have no blog
  4. Round up online presence and start blog
  5. Realize that everything else is details.

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