Weekly Tea Time For My Soul – 1/28/17

  Bon samedi, mes chers!  I hope you’ve all had a deliciously lovely week!  Mine has been full of good company and good food and decidedly less good weather and situations.  Nonetheless, every day, there’s a little more sunshine, and I can’t complain about that! Saturday Saturday had definite mixed bag potential.  I wasn’t sure how to […]

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Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone

I have very distant memories of my first reading of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  It was fifth grade, year 2000, and it was a battered copy from the library.  I can’t recall if someone recommended it to me, or if I picked it up myself.  That is how intricately Harry Potter is woven into […]

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’tis the season for reading

I spent my weekend lingering by the living room window, glaring at the crisp blue sky and waiting, disheartened, for the snow to begin.  As if of the time I went to bed last night, the forecast called for 5″-8″ inches of heavy snow, visibility of a quarter mile or less, and a really long […]

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words

One of my friends is reading one of my favorite books for the first time.  She texted me this morning to say she really likes it, but it feels so close and personal and it makes her want to cry (paraphrased).  Those types of books are my favorite because they are so well-written that they elicit an […]

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Bludgeon

I like this Daily Post prompt.  Bludgeon.  It is an evocative word.  I think of Fred and George Weasley with their bats, battling the rogue bludger that tried to kill Harry in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.  I think of an episode of NCIS (or Castle, or Psych, or SVU, or pick-your-crime-show) where the […]

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