Monthly Archives: August 2010

If we throw it away, it’s gone

Vivian Robertson is passionate about history.  For that, she credits her dad, who took her [actually, “dragged” is the term she uses] to the historical sites in our region from Appomattox to Mt. Vernon, from Gettysburg to Monticello.  From that beginning she … Continue reading

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Beach Reads

Everyone talks about “beach reads,” summer books, and summer reading.  What is usually meant is books of a less serious nature, books over which you can gracefully slump in your beach chair, a little wiffling snore emitting from your slack … Continue reading

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Serendipity and Bibliotherapy

There are whole industries or market segments dedicated to getting organized.   Some months it seems that every magazine has an article about how to get your life in hand and keep your stuff from controlling you.  Each catalog that arrives … Continue reading

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