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Kindle Thoughts – Part 1

The Kindle is a great invention. I love my Paperwhite. Unfortunately, there is sometimes as much not to love about having 1,100 books at your fingertips as there is *to* love, and very little of it has to do with the device itself. Most of it has to do with just how little effort Amazon has put into anything to do with their own apps and devices.  Continue reading

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What Happens When I Can’t?

The main reason for posting other stuff is because it’s good to get out of your own head once in a while. It’s also good to laugh and do things you enjoy so your body can relax and heal a bit. Continue reading

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Entertainment – Reading

I’ve always liked to read. We belonged to the Scholastic Book Club and I got new books about once a month. I loved the books that won the Caldecott or Newbery Medals. There were all the books about Ramona Quimby, … Continue reading

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The 6 Months to Live Bucket List

This list was inspired by the book 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, and the website “Bucket List Journey.” Because, as we’ve heard, no one on their death bed ever says they should have worked more. I’m no exception. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Decluttering

Even before I had cancer, wanted to reduce the clutter in my life.  Despite the fact that my treatment is going very well, I have a higher sense of urgency around cleaning out the things I don’t really need. I … Continue reading

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I Love My Library…

I’m pretty lucky here in Seattle to have access to 3 major public library systems. That isn’t true in or near all big cities. In small towns, you’re really limited to only one – the county system. I think that for people who have one or no options, that really sucks. Everyone should have access to library materials no matter where they live.  Continue reading

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