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Day 751 January 21 2011

In 5th line on January 22, 2011 at 12:05 am

“They can also have way too much makeup on and cotton candy hair, like my Aunt Sheila.”~~700 Sundays by Billy Crystal

Comic Billy Crystal talks about his family.

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Day 750 January 20 2011

In 5th line on January 22, 2011 at 12:01 am

“Ok?”~~Memorial by Bruce Wagner

Four family members seek financial and spiritual fulfillment.

Day 749 January 19 2011

In 5th line on January 19, 2011 at 10:49 am

“Tip: Do not add lemon or lime juice to your chia-seed drink.”~~Cooking on the Light Side: Smart Recipes for Bright Skin and Vitality by Thienna Ho, Ph.D

A cookbook promoting sulfer in the diet.

Day 748 January 18 2011

In 5th line on January 19, 2011 at 4:48 am

“He also saw forth-three instances of kissing, some involving “extensive tongue-to-tongue contact.”~~A Compendium of Kisses by Lana Citron

Everything you wanted to know about kissing but were afraid to ask.

Day 747 January 17, 2011

In 5th line on January 17, 2011 at 10:29 am

“You look fine for going to the beach.”~~Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon

Day 746 January 16 2011

In 5th line on January 16, 2011 at 11:40 am

“She shaded some sketched vine leaves with her biro on the cover of the file.”~~Foxybaby by Elizabeth Jolley

Alma Porch arrives at school to teach drama to a group trying to lose weight.

Day 745 January 15 2011

In 5th line on January 15, 2011 at 10:35 am

“It offers fencing lessons and quarterly Scottish balls, and has a small, pretty library that houses, among other things, issues of The New Yorker dating back to the 1920s.”~~Kept: A Comedy of Sex and Manners by Y. Euny Hong

When you’re a spoiled rich Korean girl with an Ivy League education, what do you do when your family’s money is gone?  You s pend two years working for a “translation” service. A wonderful satire.

 

Day 744 January 14 2011

In 5th line on January 14, 2011 at 12:27 pm

“I could press both my luck and my marriage by advancing the language-squishing hypothesis, carefully explaining to my wife that because she has never experienced the pungent earthiness of a Montecristo no. 4, she has an impoverished experiential background and therefore does not know what happiness really is.”~~Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

Gilbert explains why most people are not good at achieving happiness.

Day 743 January 13 2011

In 5th line on January 13, 2011 at 12:20 pm

” ‘What I’m really after,’ he finally said, ‘is for people to be envious of me, for women to want me and for men to want to be me.’ “~~The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pick Up Artists by Neil Strauss

At the suggestion of his editor, Strauss started investigating the world of pickup artists and spent two years bedding many, many women. He DID discover he’s a one-woman guy though.

Day 742 January 12 2011

In 5th line on January 12, 2011 at 12:16 pm

“However, this tank top is not for your average grandma and, given its for sexy skin-baring, might just be . . . um . . .slightly more suited to your figure.”~~Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-shirt by Megan Nicolay

Nicolay turns a plain white T into high fashion.