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Jenny Colvin
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Please tell me how to stop seeing content I didn't add to my feed. What is this, Facebook? It's not even an advertisement, just aggressive political content ugh. 
You didn't really think Obama would respect the Court's decision, did you? Read their astonishingly defiant declaration.

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I had to switch to gmail finally, which has been a giant nightmare in trying to merge a longtime yahoo Google account with a new gmail address.  Please come add me to circles over at my new account, as this one will no longer be active.

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Pop Tart Party
Earlier this year, a few co-workers planned a pop tart making party.  After work, we drove in a caravan over to B's home with pop tart fillings in tow.  Two people had made doughs to try, and we spent a few hours rolling out dough, filling it, baking the ta...

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Library Books Mid-March Edition
This pile of books makes me wonder if I am getting too caught up in the Reading Shoulds again.  What are the Shoulds?  Any time you are doing something because you feel you should, of course.  I kick the Shoulds to the curb on a regular basis in many areas ...

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Tournament of Books: The Signature of All Things v. The Dinner
I'm playing along with the Tournament of Books !  Today's book match: The Signature of All Things v. The Dinner    vs.   I wasn't going to read the Elizabeth Gilbert because I hated Eat, Pray, Love .  I got an audiobook in the mail for review and then it en...

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Tournament of Books: The Luminaries vs. Hill William
I'm playing along with the Tournament of Books !  Today's round puts up two very different books: The Luminaries vs. Hill William    vs.   Full disclosure: I did not finish The Luminaries .  I know that it won the Man Booker Prize and I know I shouldn't tal...

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Tournament of Books: Life After Life vs. Woke Up Lonely
I'm playing along with the Tournament of Books !  I finished almost every book this year, and honestly was impressed by very few.  This could get interesting.  I'll play along with their brackets, but will declare my own winner at the end.  This is a fun jo...

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Jenny's Books Added - February 2014
Books and Tea February 2014 (eBooks and digital audio not pictured) In January , I started the monthly tradition of posting about the books I'd added to my collection, whether or not I read them.  The list that follows will be quite a bit longer because I a...

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Review of Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr.
I don't often post reviews to this blog that I'm already posting in GoodReads , but I think for books that I think are fantastic and spectacular, I will do so.   Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr. My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is going to be a lo...

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Why I Love Disaster and Destruction
Photo courtesy of Sasha Maksymenko in Flickr I have had a strange week. Among other negative events, I had an e-mail from my mother earlier in the day on Wednesday that she shaved her head (she is at the end of her first of six chemo treatments and the hair...
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