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SNOWY DAYS, CONTINUING

Snow here today; snow there tomorrow. Curses. And time for more bookish suggestions from and for snowy day frolickers. BE A BOOK VOYEUR: LOOK AT WHAT OTHERS ARE READING Checking out what others are reading is always fun, but it’s … Continue reading

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NOT DEAD, EVEN IN WINTER

Dana called yesterday and asked if I was dead. I know a hint when I hear one. Time to answer emails. M: Regarding the harbor photo, I don’t think it is Jamie Wyeth, though the boat is his Dreadnaught. The … Continue reading

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THE HARBOR IS PERFECT!

We made it! A long, tough winter and a long travel day are over and summer at Roseledge is here and going stupendously — well except for the rain and chill. But the recliner has heat and massage, the mist … Continue reading

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TRANSITIONS

And then its time to go. What I learned these final days: Three-year old multi-grain baking mix, white whole wheat flour, and dark brown sugar do not lose their punch when mixed with fresh buttermilk, eggs and the last of … Continue reading

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MORE RB’S SOMETIMES-ASKED-QUESTIONS

“I’m going to retire and travel around the world.” (Pause.) “I’m going to stay longer in several places.” (More pause.) The attending bookseller hears, “What books should I read?” Never at a loss to answer unasked questions, Roseledge Books suggests … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS GOOD

So many good things are happening. Walkers and boaters, some of whom are Roseledge Books Regulars (RBR), are back. So we have the first RB best seller of the season (3 copies sold): Bernd Heinrich’s The Snoring Bird: My Family’s … Continue reading

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TYING UP THE “NOTS”

How many pages in a book do you read before you decide to quit? Friend Jerry stops after the first page if she doesn’t want to read the writing. She gives books I recommend twenty pages before she decides, once … Continue reading

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