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Day 863 May 13 2011

In 5th line on May 13, 2011 at 10:35 am

I’m the flooded tiles in the bathroom where the water flowed and flowed.~~In This Light: New & Selected Stories by Melanie Rae Thon

Day 862 May 12 2011

In 5th line on May 12, 2011 at 11:31 am

We’re in our heads, or thinking about what we’ll cook for dinner, or caught up in a fantasy that has little to nothing to do with what’s going on in our bodies in the present moment.~~Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm by Nicole Daedone

Self explanatory. 🙂

Day 861 May 11 2011

In 5th line on May 11, 2011 at 10:28 am

“Bertolt Brecht’s earthly injunction, “Erst Fressen!” (“Grub comes first!” puts it bluntly.”~~How Literature Works: 50 Key Concepts by John Sutherland

Getting the most out of what you read.

Day 860 May 10 2011

In 5th line on May 10, 2011 at 10:24 am

“Anthony was shot through both legs just above the knees.”~~The Battle of Nashville by Benson Bobrick

General George H Thomas is an unsung hero of the Civil War. This takes a look at an overlooked battle and its top general.

Day 859 May 9 2011

In 5th line on May 10, 2011 at 12:24 am

“One eye had been cut in half and dangled from its socket.”~~The Lust for Blood: Why We Are Fascinated by Death, Murder, Horror and Violence by Jeffrey A. Kottler

Why are we drawn to blood and gore?

Day 858 May 8 2011

In 5th line on May 10, 2011 at 12:20 am

“This recipe makes a classic smoked salmon and dill croissant; smoked salmon is widely available at seafood markets as well as most major supermarkets.”~~ The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches by Susan Russo

OK, I’m cheating. This is really on page 57. Page 56 has a beautiful photo of this sandwich.

Day 857 May 7 2011

In 5th line on May 10, 2011 at 12:15 am

“Yes, yes of course I am.”~~Separate Beds by Elizabeth Buchan

A family in crisis mode. Can this marriage survive?

Day 856 May 6 2011

In 5th line on May 6, 2011 at 10:52 am

“Are we to fire in the air, or what?”~~Spring Torrents by Ivan Turgenev

A 22-year-old falls for a femme fatale.

Day 855 May 5 2011

In 5th line on May 5, 2011 at 10:47 am

“I hope you will be good friends.”~~First Love by Ivan Turgenev

Vladimir falls for the girl next door and he must vie for her affection.

Day 854 May 4 2011

In 5th line on May 4, 2011 at 10:43 am

“Miss Emily met them at the door, dressed as usual and with no trace of grief on her face.”~~from “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner in My Mistress’s Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from Chekov to Munro edited by Jeffrey Eugenides

A collection of 27 love stories spanning the realm.