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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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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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Entertainment – Victoria on PBS

I don’t watch a ton of TV. Never have. Sure, there were Saturdays that when there was absolutely nothing else to do, I’d sit and watch The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Godzilla, King Kong and all the other B … 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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