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5 things paper books still have over eReaders

Books (Photo credit: henry…)

No one could be more surprised than I am at how much I have come to like my Kindle. (And I didn’t even mention the part about how I doubt silverfish infestations are a worry with an old Kindle.)

But the war isn’t yet over, folks. There are still some ways that real paper books are still superior to eReaders. At least… for now: Continue reading “5 things paper books still have over eReaders”

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5 things I love about my Kindle

Cover of "Kindle Wireless Reading Device,...
Cover via Amazon

I was opposed to the whole idea of an eReader. I love books, you see. Even the tactile aspects… the feel, the smell.

But. Well. Two of my family members got Kindles for Christmas. And my boss lives on hers. And the idea of an e-Reader started to be one that I didn’t reject out of hand. Continue reading “5 things I love about my Kindle”


The choices we make: what we tell ourselves

Cover of "The Art of Choosing"
Cover of The Art of Choosing. A really interesting book. Definitely consider giving it a read.

My sister often tells our her girls that life is a series of choices and their consequences: good choices lead to good consequences, and bad choices lead to bad consequences.  While they are little, those connecting lines are easy to draw. Continue reading “The choices we make: what we tell ourselves”

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What we’ve missed while my internet connection was floopy

Cover of "A Short History of Nearly Every...
A Great Read: Cover of A Short History of Nearly Everything

Yesterday was a “Ladies Day” … the ladies were over. L brought homemade bread, K brought homemade jam. I made homemade coffee. It was good, as usual. Almost everyone made it over, so I had a full house. Good times. Continue reading “What we’ve missed while my internet connection was floopy”