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Day 699 November 30 2010

In 5th line on November 30, 2010 at 9:13 am

“An empty sack – my only hope!”~~Krazy and Ignatz 1925 – 1926: “There Is a Heppy Land Furfur A-Waay” by George Herriman

Krazy Kat loves Ignatz Mouse, but Offusa Pupp chases the mouse with his billy club. Called the greatest comic ever by The Comic Journal.

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Day 698 November 29 2010

In 5th line on November 29, 2010 at 9:05 am

“Of course, I love beauty salons.”~~Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil by Deborah Rodriguez

Rodriguez, who volunteered as a nurse’s aide in Afghanistan, opened a beauty school in Kabul.

Day 697 November 28 2010

In 5th line on November 28, 2010 at 4:03 pm

“The heavy white man looked familiar.”~~Walking Money by James O. Born

Two con men – including one cut from the cloth – launder money from a charity, and Bill Tasker has to follow the walking money as it slips from one hand to another. Born, a former lawman, specialized in money crimes.

Day 696 November 27 2010

In 5th line on November 28, 2010 at 3:56 pm

“After that, I was the only one in the division allowed to take off everything and go around the battlefield without having the chemical suit on.”~~ What Was Asked of Us: An Oral History of the Iraq War by the Soldiers Who Fought It by Trish Wood

Trish Wood, a Canadian journalist, interviews 29 soldiers who share their war experiences from Iraq.

Day 695 November 26 2010

In 5th line on November 26, 2010 at 9:06 am

“Mrs. C was fond of Charles Ives and another worry she had was that she might have “an Ives hallucination.”~~Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

The effects of music on the brain.

Day 694 November 25 2010

In 5th line on November 25, 2010 at 5:03 pm

“You just have to take things one at a time.”~~Blindsided by Priscilla Cummings

Teenager Natalie finds out and learns to adapt to losing her eyesight.

Day 693 November 24 2010

In 5th line on November 25, 2010 at 4:56 pm

“Talk to me.” from “Utterly Nondescript” by Geneva King in Just Watch Me: Erotica For Women edited by Violet Blue

Hot stuff!

Day 692 November 23 2010

In 5th line on November 23, 2010 at 9:50 am

“Instead, they are a thing – an object.”~~Seeking Happily Ever After: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Being Single Without Losing Your Mind (And Finding Lasting Love Along the Way) by Michelle Cove

Setting goals for your relationships.

Day 691 November 22 2010

In 5th line on November 22, 2010 at 9:46 am

“If the slice sinks to the bottom with no bubbles, it is not hot enough, and if it stays on the surface surrounded by bubbles, the oil is too hot.”~~650 Best Food Processor Recipes by George Geary and Judith Finlayson

Great recipes that can be whipped in using the kitchen’s most underused appliance.

Day 690 November 21 2010

In 5th line on November 21, 2010 at 9:42 am

“One bleak morning we saw that yellow shoots had begun to stab through the cattle droppings in the yard – we stretched, yawned, and began to fill our boats with harrying materiel.”~~from “We Are Norsemen” by T.C. Boyle in The Secret History of Fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle