Monthly Archives: August 2014

He’s the smartest high school student in Japan, and decides that he knows best how to rule the world

Things good for the sight. Measurable sleepe. red roses. ffennell. Seladine Vervaine rootes X Pinpernell. Oculus Christie. To wash your eyes in faire running water, & your hands & feet often. To look on any greene or pleasant colours, or … Continue reading

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The butler is trapped, alone, with his thoughts: How much can he lie to himself?

Taking time off can offer a break from everyday worries, giving time to reflect on life and priorities. Unfortunately, introspection is not always a good thing. The Remains Of The Day is a novel about a vacation gone awry. Stevens … Continue reading

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Snuggle into a big blanket with the kids and look up, way up; then identify the bear and the lion and the Big Dipper

The night sky is beautiful. And that includes the Perseid Meteor Shower, an annual favorite that peaked this past week, although burning bits of space flotsam will continue to stream into the atmosphere until Aug. 24 or so. But the … Continue reading

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In which we meet the parents of Anne with an E: A celebration of an iconic little girl and the isle of Prince Edward

This column is a terrible, horrible, no good very bad review, because it begins by completely ruining a book. It begins by spoiling the end. The book is titled Before Green Gables. Red-haired moppet Anne Shirley is living in a … Continue reading

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