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My TBR Challenge 2019

I’ve been reading (ahem…) about book challenges this week and remembering my previous attempts to keep up with them. I’m fairly sure I failed 90 percent of the time. Regardless, I’m ready to take one on again! What’s that you ask? “Why would you do that again, given your track record?” I enjoyed the 2018 …

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“Best Of” War Movies

Here I present a few special awards for the “best of” films about war. This is not an all-inclusive list, of course, but some of the highlights. Enjoy, and if you don’t agree with my choices, let me know. Best use of animals in combat scenes: “Lord of the Rings: Return of the King” (2003) …

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5-Star Books

One of the ladies in the On the Same Page Ladies Book Club recently asked if I’ve ever given a book 5 stars. The question came about because I have yet to rate of our book club reads higher than a 3 on a 1-to-5 scale. I never thought of myself as a picky reader, …

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