Tag Archives: reading

Question of the Day

What’s your favorite Comic Strip? Advertisements

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Can Porn Stars Read?

Sasha Grey, an ex-porn-star, recently volunteered some very G-rated talents by visiting Emerson Elementary School near Los Angeles. She appeared as part of the “Read Across America” program, and read a book to 1st and 3rd graders. Parents did not … Continue reading

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Why can’t we spell it correctly?

Josh is in first grade now, and starting to read chapter books.  He’s a massive fan of the Magic Treehouse Books, and I am too. I love that the whole point of them is to encourage reading, imagination and adventure. … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Have you ever tried to read a book that you just couldn’t “get into”?  What was it?

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Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huck Finn’s now politically correct!

Okay all. I know we normally don’t post on Friday’s but since this is such big news, I wanted to see if anyone wanted to talk about it. I got this from here. “A new edition of “The Adventures of … Continue reading

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The Kindle

I have a question for all of you. Do you have a Kindle or do you know anyone who has one? Help. I think I want one but I want some opinions before I buy something like this. I’d heard … Continue reading

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Cursive or keyboarding

I have triplet nieces and nephew. They turned 14 in March. They have a pool party each year in the summer in lieu of a winter party. We were sitting around and they were all opening their cards and they … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What is the longest book you ever read?

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How movies have changed

  I can remember it was in 1970, I was 13 years old.  I was an avid reader and if a book I’d read was ever made into a movie, my mom and I would go see it.  I had read … Continue reading

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My old books

I read a lot.  I have at least one book going at all times.  I have no idea why I love it.  I do know I’ve done it as far back as I can remember.  I can just get lost … Continue reading

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Would you pay for online news?

For more years than I can remember, I loved reading my morning paper while having those first few terrific cups of coffee and it’s really how I started my day.  I looked forward to it and it was a huge part of … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Do you subscribe to any magazines?  Which ones?

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The tabloids!

Okay, I have an embarrassing confession to make.  I read the tabloids.  Not only do I read them, I have them delivered to my home.  Let me begin by explaining that I need to read.  Something.  Anything. Before we moved out to … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What was the last book you read?

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The Outsiders

When I saw this in my People magazine a few weeks ago, I couldn’t believe 25 years had passed since this movie came out.  It was a favorite of mine as well as my boys.  I’d read the book years … Continue reading

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Question of the day

If you could have been the author of any single book already written, which book would you want to have penned?

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Kids Korner (SKL)

Do you have a favorite book or author?

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Kids Korner

What would you do for fun if you didn’t have a TV?

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How movies have changed

I can remember it was in 1970, I was 13 years old.  I was an avid reader and if a book I’d read was ever made into a movie, my mom and I would go see it.  I had read Love … Continue reading

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New glasses

I got new glasses this last time I went to get my eyes checked. I didn’t get new ones last year since I really liked the ones I had before and my eyes hadn’t really changed enough to warrant the … Continue reading

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