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;p

So in 2006 I started keeping track of how many books I read in a year. I was bit surprised...but then I realized I read quite a bit of "fluff". I think I read so much fluff because I read so quickly. The fluff doesn't matter so it doesn't matter if a year later I haven't retained much of it.

This year I read about 30 books fewer than last year. I wonder why. *grin* I probably wouldn't have read that many if I hadn't read a few books to the boys while they were in the NICU.

I wonder if my number will go down another 30 this year....

Lying...

Feb. 28th, 2008 03:20 pm
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http://nymag.com/news/features/43893/

My friend [profile] wandererjen just posted this article from the New York Times about lying. It talks about the development of lying in kids...it is very informative and gives me quite a bit to think about.

Wha?

Apr. 10th, 2007 03:10 pm
alrescate: (Scream)
Would someone like to tell me how the revealing of the DNA test results for Anna Nicole Smith's baby is "Breaking News" on the CNN website? Does CNN stand for 'Certainly Not News'?

I'm only asking because....

BBC: Jail for Serb video death squad

MSNBC: House committee subpoenas new documents in attorney firings

Google: Doubts remain over Iran's nuclear claims

The New York Times: Bush Assails Democrats on War Financing

are the big headlines on other news sites.

I'm not saying....I'm just saying....
alrescate: (glass)
As some of you know, my stepfather is an artist and has done a couple of books. He now has a new website & if you feel so moved please go take a look and spread the word too if you don't mind. (The site is still under construction so please keep that in mind.)

In his words:

My name is Domenic, spelled with an e. I became an illustrator because I'm a philosopher. I became a poet to keep from being bored in algebra class. I got over the algebra but not the poetry, which brings me to this little project, Dragon Stew. I tried to talk other people into writing poems about dragons which I hoped to illustrate, which some (not enough) of my friends did, and this led me to a discovery. Poetry, even poetry heavy with imagery, does not necessarily translate well into a visual. So I ended up writing the darn thing myself. I think I did a good job, I hope my philosophical bent did not get in the way too much, I know I did a good job with the pictures, and the printers (General Printing in Columbia Missouri) did a great job. Various testimonials tell me I have a sense of humor, evident in the book. My wife says if I do have a sense of humor, its a low one, thank you very much. Personally, I think I'm just too clever for words, (so to speak ).
I have a lot of time and effort invested in this book, I hope you will take a peek, @ http://dragonstew.us. If you like what you see, help me out and send this paragraph to everyone on your E-mail list.
sincerely, Domenic. (with an e.)

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