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Day 334 November 30

In 5th line on November 30, 2009 at 8:28 am

“Hey! Help!”~~The Hidden Harbor Mystery by Franklin W. Dixon

One of the Hardy Boys adventures.

Day 333 November 29

In 5th line on November 29, 2009 at 8:20 am

“Miss Golden, who had concealed herself in the switchboard room before the offices closed for the night, eyed these things with surprise.”~~from Sonata for Harp and Bicycle” by Joan Aiken in the textbook Prentice Hall Literature

A solid textbook that offers the best in literature genres.

 

Day 332 November 28

In 5th line on November 28, 2009 at 8:14 am

“An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument.”~~On Being Blonde by Paula Munier

I’m a blonde (and not afraid to admit it)! Some really funny lines fill this book.

Day 331 November 27

In 5th line on November 27, 2009 at 8:09 am

“Some of them have problems tht she hasn’t been trained to identify.”~~Teachers Are Special compiled by Nancy Burke

Quips and quotes about one of the most honorable professions. I spent 20 years teaching and it’s rewarding.

Day 330 November 26

In 5th line on November 26, 2009 at 8:03 am

“The rapid switch from offensive to defensive play can force an opponent into a vulnerable spot.”~~The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide by Douglas and Graham Walker

Trust me, it’s more than hitting your fist.

Day 329 November 25

In 5th line on November 25, 2009 at 8:58 am

“Thirteen years later, Mrs. Sarah Josepha Hale added 12 more lines to the poem and published the whole thing under her own byline.”~~Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Treasury

Do you know the truth behind Mary Is a Little Lamb? Read the Bathroom Reader to find out!

 

Day 328 November 24

In 5th line on November 24, 2009 at 8:19 am

“Forgotten Figure: Luise Rainer, a film star of the ’30s.~~Uncle John’s Fourth Bathroom Reader by the Bathroom Readers’ Institute

The Uncle John’s series is a must read. I don’t keep mine in the bathroom, though.

Day 327 November 23

In 5th line on November 23, 2009 at 8:16 am

“What is the hometown of Skip Stephenson, star of televisions Real People? ~~Nebraska Trivia by Gabe C. Parks

Find out all you need to know about Nebraska. Fun trivia book!

Answer: Omaha

Day 326 November 22

In 5th line on November 22, 2009 at 8:13 am

“In your wardrobe, maroon gives you confidence.”~~The Hidden World of Birthdays by Judith Turner

Wonder what your birthday means for you? Find out in Turner’s book

Day 325 November 21

In 5th line on November 21, 2009 at 8:08 am

“By the time I’d earned a liberal arts degree, property values on my scalp had plummeted.”~~from “Ode to Grey Hair” by Alisa Wolf in the anthology I Am Becoming The Woman I’ve Wanted

A celebration of women through poetry, photography, and prose.