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#1 Studious Sunday
02-15-2009, 09:58 AM
- Join Date
- May 2008
It's been a fairly unusual weekend, at least weather-wise. We got snow on Friday, but yesterday it had started melting, but since we had received about 5", we now have just a bunch of slush. Today looks to be about the same as yesterday, mid-40s and snow melt.
I've always enjoyed reading, and I always have a book that I'm getting through. With the recent election of The One, I decided to finally pick up Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. So far it is a very enjoyable, and very relevant, read.
TOTD: What are you reading now? If nothing, are there any books you've been interested in, but never got around to reading?
02-15-2009, 11:13 AM
Chilly morning here but the snow is incrementally melting off.
I'm reading a book about the Battle Of Leyte Gulf during WWII.
02-15-2009, 11:16 AM
- Join Date
- May 2008
- Northern Virginia
Chilly and sunny here. Seafood lasagne for Sunday dinner this noon.
TOTD: I've started the second volume of "The Emergence of Lincoln", by Allan Nevins (1956). It covers the period 1859-1861."Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken
02-15-2009, 11:18 AM
29 here at the moment and sunny! SLW and I will be going to a
Valentine Brunch today at a St. Louis Hotel.
Not reading anything at the present which is unusual for me. :(:DMay the FORCE be with you!
02-15-2009, 11:33 AM
Oh hey, I completely forgot that my wife and I are going to have a belated Valentines Day dinner at Ruth's Chris tonight!
02-15-2009, 11:55 AM
Begrudgingly getting back to reading notes from my microbiology course. I've been slacking on this for a week now."Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death! "
- Patrick Henry
02-15-2009, 01:31 PM
It's gloomy here today. I was going to clean my fridge but I think I'll go shopping instead.
TOTD: I just started Anne Easter Smith's new book. It does involve a Tudor (ugh) but there are enough Plantagenets to make it worth my while.:)Loyalty Binds Me- Motto of Richard III
02-15-2009, 01:33 PM
TOTD: Just finished, laugh out loud, Nuclear Jellyfish by Tim Dorsey! They should make movies out of his books!
This is not heavy reading! :D
: “Grow your own dope. Plant a liberal.”
” I wondered why the rock was getting larger. Then it hit me.
02-15-2009, 03:58 PM
Overcast but nice temperature wise.
TOTD: Currently reading "Christian Spirituallity" edited by John R. Tyson.“For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.
To the one we are the smell of death; to the other, the fragrance of life. And who is equal to such a task?”
2 Corinthians 2:15-16
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