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Elizabeth B
Worked at Jenkins Elementary School, Spring ISD, Houston, TX
Attended East Granby High School
Lives in Boston, MA
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It's Monday, What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey. I find it a great way to reflect on what I've read the past week, so I can update all of my challenges and plan my reading and reviewing week ahead. READ THIS WEEK- reviews coming soon.
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In an effort to meet more bloggers I am participating in two Friday hops this week. The first is the  Feature Follow  hosted by  Alison Can Read  and  Parajunkee . On Fridays they both host a Linky and feature a blog, chosen at random from past participants...
The first is the Feature Follow hosted by Alison Can Read and Parajunkee. On Fridays they both host a Linky and feature a blog, chosen at random from past participants. Current participants are required to visit and follow the featured blog. There is also a topic for a short post.
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The First Poirot: The Mysterious Affair at Styles
The Mysterious Affair at Styles is Agatha Christie's first published book and it is also the first time the world met Belgian Inspector Hercule Poirot. Several years ago, an original, handwritten ending to the  novel was unearthed by the Agatha Christie tru...
The Mysterious Affair at Styles is Agatha Christie's first published book and it is also the first time the world met Belgian Inspector Hercule Poirot. Several years ago, an original, handwritten ending to the novel was unearthed by the Agatha Christie trust. In 2012 the book was re-issued with ...
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Elizabeth has read 19 books toward her goal of 110 books. hide. 19 of 110 (17%) · view books · Reading Challenge Addict. Reading Challenge. Reading Challenge. Reading Challenge. Reading Challenge. Reading Challenge · reading book reviews Vintage Thingies Thursdays crafts family vintage holidays ...
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It's Monday, What are you reading? 3/16
It's Monday, What Are You Reading?  is a weekly meme hosted by  Sheila @ Book Journey . I find it a great way to reflect on what I've read the past week, so I can update all of my challenges, and plan my reading and reviewing week ahead. FINISHED THIS WEEK ...
It's Monday, What are you reading? 3/16. It's Monday, What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey. I find it a great way to reflect on what I've read the past week, so I can update all of my challenges, and plan my reading and reviewing week ahead. FINISHED THIS WEEK ...
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What a gorgeous picture! I am year of the ram, 1967.
 
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Lunar New Year, whether you're celebrating the Year of the Sheep, Goat, Ram #ChineseNewYear #NewYear #YearOfTheRam 
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17th Century Crime: Murder @ Rosamund's Gate
A Murder at Rosamund's Gate by Susanna Calkins Genre : Historical Fiction/Mystery Pages : 352 Publisher : Minotaur Books Source : local library Buy from Amazon Add to your Goodreads 1665, London: Lucy Campion works as a maid in the home of a local magistrat...
1665, London: Lucy Campion works as a maid in the home of a local magistrate. When Bessie, another maid from the household is found stabbed to death, the previous murders of two other local servant girls start to prey on Lucy's mind and she begins listening and questioning in an effort to find ...
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Book Beginnings & Page 56: Shepherdess of Siena
Today I am linking up with  Rose City Reader  for  Book Beginnings  and  Freda's Voice  for  Page 56 . Follow the links for the lists of participants to read what's out there. It's like a bunch of book teasers, so you'll get a lot to add to the ever-growing...
Today I am linking up with Rose City Reader for Book Beginnings and Freda's Voice for Page 56. Follow the links for the lists of participants to read what's out there. It's like a bunch of book teasers, so you'll get a lot to add to the ever-growing TBR.
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Another great book giveaway from Teddyrose.
Posted in My Current Giveaways | Tagged With: international intrigue, Suspense/Thriller, WASHINGTON LAWYER By Allan Topol | 2 Comments · Washington Lawyer Thanks to Tracy G. Minsky of Meryl L. Moss Media Relations, Inc., I am giving away one print copy of The Washington Lawyer by Allan Topol.
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OLE! It's Bloggiesta Time!
I am going to participate in Bloggiesta next week, March 23-29. My personal goal for 2015 was to get my blog re-organized, so this is a great tool for setting aside time to focus. If you haven't heard of the Bloggiesta, here's what it's all about: " Bloggie...
I am going to participate in Bloggiesta next week, March 23-29. My personal goal for 2015 was to get my blog re-organized, so this is a great tool for setting aside time to focus. If you haven't heard of the Bloggiesta, here's what it's all about: "Bloggiesta is a blogging marathon revolving ...
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A Lesson in Secrets: a Maisie Dobbs mystery
A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear may be my favorite Maisie Dobbs historical mystery. First, I love the covers that evoke the era in which the books are set. Here we have Maisie standing by her red convertible MG as she observes a man and car acros...
A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear may be my favorite Maisie Dobbs historical mystery. First, I love the covers that evoke the era in which the books are set. Here we have Maisie standing by her red convertible MG as she observes a man and car across the park.
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In the Boston area we have had about two snowstorms a week for the past three weeks. I haven't left my house in 21 days now, because of my poor balance and it's so cold it could be a problem for my weak lungs. Anyhow, growing up in New England there was always the exciting possibility of a snow ...
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Retired middle school teacher.
Skills
Not many.
Employment
  • Jenkins Elementary School, Spring ISD, Houston, TX
    Teacher, 1989 - 1996
  • Eleanor N. Johnson Middle School
    Teacher, 1996 - 2014
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Currently
Boston, MA
Previously
Houston, TX - East Granby, CT
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Laugh at yourself daily.
Introduction
I have always been a voracious reader and frustrated world traveler, leading me to become a middle school English and Social Studies teacher. I have been living with Hodgkin's Disease, a blood-borne cancer in the leukemia family for 12 years. Since retiring on disability this year I have returned to blogging about books and other things I enjoy.
Bragging rights
Auntie to 3 Fabulous Young People, Sister to the Most Efficient Sister in the World, Teacher for 25 years, Living with Cancer for 12 years
Education
  • East Granby High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Lesley College
    Education, 1985 - 1989
  • Lesley University
    Technology in Education, 1997 - 1999
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Female