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from Charles

“I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one … Continue reading

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word of the day :: spectre

spectre: [spek-ter] –noun Chiefly British 1. a visible incorporeal spirit, esp. one of a terrifying nature; ghost; phantom; apparition. 2. some object or source of terror or dread. Origin: 1595-1605; < L spectrum; see SPECTRUM “It was a foggy day in London, … Continue reading

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books I’m thankful I read this year

1) The Harry Potter series (J. K. Rowling) 2) A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 3) The Boleyn Inheritance (Phillipa Gregory) 4) The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros) Happy Thanksgiving all! And happy reading–hope you all find some time between … Continue reading

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