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Leah Pileggi
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Non-boring nonfiction.
Non-boring nonfiction.

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What if the whole world meditated together for 10 minutes?

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A Meditation on Meditation
All I have to do is sit still. So why is meditation
so difficult? This is how it usually goes for me:  Sitting still, doing nothing. Okay,
breathing, but nothing else. Okay, filtering out any thoughts that don’t have
to do with breathing. In, out. In, out. ...

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Thanks to the Shaler North Hills Public Library for a great author/artists day.
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If You Build a Literature Festival in Rural America, They Will Come
Children's writers write so kids will read. Kids find our
books with the help of librarians, parents, teachers and even other kids. As
often as possible, we meet our kid readers at school visits and author events
and library story times. But what about kids...

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If You Build a Literature Festival in Rural America, They Will Come
Children's writers write so kids will read. Kids find our
books with the help of librarians, parents, teachers and even other kids. As
often as possible, we meet our kid readers at school visits and author events
and library story times. But what about kids...

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Larry's out in 151st place
BACK AT THE HOTEL -- Larry moneyed, but he ran into a nasty hand and went out in 151st place. He paired a Jack, the other guy did runner runner for a straight. Bummer. But Larry moneyed in 2 out of 3 events he played in. Today's table I didn't see ANY women...

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Day Two of 6-Handed Tournament
AT OUR HOTEL -- Day Two of the 6-handed tournament restarts at 1 p.m. We got back to the room around 2:30 a.m. and got to sleep maybe around 3 a.m. Some numbers: 1,651 entrants. 206 left after Day One. Paying 180. Larry is in 95th place with 52,700 chips. F...

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Doing Well in 6-Hand Event
POKER KITCHEN -- 7:22 p.m. We're eating dinner. The dinner break is 90 minutes meaning that if Larry is in it at the end of today's play, that will be sometime after 2 a.m. He's got about 18,000 chips right now. They started with 7,500. He's playing well. H...

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WSOP continued
IN HOTEL ROOM -- Tomorrow (Wednesday), Larry will play in a 6-Handed No-Limit Hold 'em tournament that starts at noon. If Larry's table is close to where spectators can stand, that will be great. It's easier for me to see what's going on when there are only...

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Table 7 Wasn't Lucky
BACK AT THE HOTEL -- Larry busted out at about 5:30. He had pocket Kings. He got all the chips in the middle pre-flop against pocket Jacks and the third Jack arrived on the river. Boo. Antonio Esfandiari is in that tournament. We also saw Michael Mizrachi a...
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