• Eaten Hamburger Helper
  • Seen E.T.
  • Smoked a cigarette
  • Read Moby Dick
  • Done any drugs (other than those prescribed to me by a member of the medical profession)
  • Made Rice Krispie treats
  • Eaten a Butterfinger candy bar
  • Eaten Kentucky Fried Chicken
jun 4 2010 ∞
jun 9 2010 +
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These are books I've recommended to someone, at one time or another. Possibly based on their previous reading history, things they've told me they like, or possibly because I thought they were that good . Ask me about them if you want!

  • The Year of Pleasures
  • The Book Thief
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • The History of Love
  • Little Earthquakes
  • The Twilight of Courage
  • Redeeming Love
  • Can You Keep a Secret?
  • Snow in August
  • Angry Housewives Eating Bon-Bons
  • Eat Cake
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Pour Your Heart Into It
  • 84, Charing Cross Road
  • In Cold Blood
  • A Girl Named Zippy
jun 2 2010 ∞
jun 3 2010 +
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  • Driving South on Kipling on a sunny afternoon, looking to the right at the glorious expanse of mountains.
  • Singing harmony on the last chorus of Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" when it comes on the radio.
  • The smell and feel of my husband's neck.
  • Messages from two different nephews at about the same age, saved on my answering machine. Both consist of the nephew's voice saying something confused like, "oh, she's not there", and my sister's voice saying, "is it Aunt Margie's machine?" and then their little voices answering affirmatively, followed by being prompted to say "call me back". If they get erased, I'll be so sad.
  • When my husband says, "Hey, Cutie!"
  • Being in a "husband" discussion with friends or acquaintances, and seeing the shocked looks on their faces when I tell them...
jun 2 2010 ∞
jun 3 2010 +
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I never tracked the books I read before I joined BookCrossing. That was conveniently in January of 2004, so I was able to start tracking at the beginning of the year. Thus:

jun 3 2010 ∞
jun 4 2010 +
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  • Graduated from high school in an airplane hangar
  • Invited the POTUS to my wedding (was George & Barbara, and we received a lovely -- if not personalized -- card back
  • Rode in a hot air balloon designed by Sandra Boynton (well, the balloon graphic design was; not the mechanics)
  • Have had fresh Heineken in Amsterdam (and liked it! Me, the Girl Who Doesn't Drink Beer)
  • Have read 100 (or more) books in one year ... twice (2005 & 2007)
jun 3 2010 ∞
jun 4 2010 +
  • 4 Blondes
  • Wild Animus
  • Your Best Life Now
  • The Thirteenth Tale
  • How to be Good
  • The Poisonwood Bibe
  • The Reader
  • A Confederacy of Dunces
  • The Yiddish Policemen's Union
  • The Time-Traveller's Wife
  • The Bridges of Madison County
jun 3 2010 ∞
jun 9 2010 +