RIP: Ted Kennedy

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I don't really follow politics too closely, particularly American politics. But today, when I got the news that Ted Kennedy (Democratic Party senator from Massachusetts) had passed away, I really felt a sense of something lost. He was the last of the famous Kennedy brothers in politics (John and Robert Kennedy). He was not ...

Tagged by the Tag Queen

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Shilpa from A Rose is a Rose is a Rose has tagged me for the Mind Game meme. Thank you, Shilpa! Tag Rules: Copy to your own note, erase my answers, enter yours, and tag your friends. Use the first letter of your name to answer each of the following questions. They have to be real… ...

Black Order – A Book Review

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The Black Order is one of the Sigma Force series of books written by James Rollins. These books mainly deal with the adventures of an elite American special operations team called Sigma Force. This team generally fights to protect America from all kinds of subversive activities targeting it. In this book, there is a ...

What Kind of Book are you?

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Another Blogthings quiz... You Are Action Adventure You are lively and spirited. You like to be in the middle of the action, and you have a ton of energy. You are very driven, and not just with your career. You like to play hard as well! You are bold and brave. You're always looking for the next great adrenaline ...

Some Poetry can be so Humbling…

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I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shatter’d visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamp’d on these lifeless things, The hand that mock’d ...

The Graveyard Book

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As part of the Young Adult Reading Challenge I am participating in, I decided to check out The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman from Eloor Library. The Graveyard Book starts rather abruptly with the murder of a young family. Everyone is killed except for the toddler who has crawled out of the house and into ...

Tagged Again…

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...by Amrit of the The Midnight Sun. He has tagged me for the 8 wonders meme. Here are my responses: 8 TV Shows I Love to Watch: None, I don't watch TV at all. If I had to pick something it would be True Blood on HBO and award shows. 8 Favorite Places to Eat: Little Italy Herbs ...