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jul 13 2008 ∞
sep 15 2012 +
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  • The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
  • Johnny Tremaine by Esther Forbes
  • Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
  • Masters of Rome series by Colleen McCullough
  • Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
  • Cicero, XV, Orations: Philippics by the Loeb Classical Library
  • Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity by J.E. Lendon
  • The Western Way of War: Infantry Battle in Classical Greece by Victor Davis Hanson
  • Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski
  • New Worlds to Conquer by Richard Halliburton
  • The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times by Adrienne Mayor
  • Volcanoes in Human History: The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions by Jelle Z...
jul 13 2008 ∞
sep 15 2012 +
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  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Snake Pilot: Flying the Cobra Attack Helicopter in Vietnam by Randy Zahn
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
  • In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
  • Collected Poems of Wilfren Owen by Wilfred Owen
  • Killing Rommel by Steven Pressfield
  • Return to Sodom and Gomorrah by Charles Pellegrino
  • The Afghan Campaign by Steven Pressfield
  • Enemy at the Gates by William Craig
  • The Glorious Adventure by Richard Halliburton
  • Ancient Rome on Five Denarii A Day by Philip Matyszak
  • Catastrophe by David Keys
  • Volcanoes by Robert and Barbara Decker
  • Working IX to V: Orgy Planners, Funeral Clowns and Other Prized Professions of the...
jul 13 2008 ∞
dec 30 2008 +
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  • Evangeline Margaux
  • Hermione Ottoline
jul 14 2008 ∞
sep 15 2012 +
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  • graduate from college
    • Brevard Community College, Honors Graduate (May 2009)
  • keep in mind that I might die sooner than expected
  • fall in love
    • November 2008
  • run the track at Olympia
  • recite Cicero in the Roman Forum
    • June 2009
  • see the sunrise from the ruins at Delphi
  • spend a day in a ruined city and never forget it
    • June 2009
      • Ostia Antica
      • Pompeii
jul 13 2008 ∞
sep 15 2012 +
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  • "The battlefields where the dice of world history have been thrown can never be ordinary fields again and no god from a vanished civilization is so dead that he does not live on in his ruined temple." -- Goran Schildt, In the Wake of Ulysses
  • Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!" -- Isaiah 6:8
  • "No, there's going to be no even tenor with me. The more uneven it is the happier I shall be. And when my time comes to die, I'll be able to die happy, for I will have done and seen and heard and experienced all the joy, pain, thrills — every emotion that any human ever had — and I'll be especially happy if I am spared a stupid, common death in bed." -— Richard Halliburton
  • "War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which t...__John Stewart Mill__
jul 13 2008 ∞
dec 17 2008 +
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  • James Elwyn
  • Alexander Joshua
  • Ethan Dienekes
jul 14 2008 ∞
sep 15 2012 +
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  • never update this thing
  • twenty-something
  • average height, average weight (5'5", 135lbs)
  • dark haired, dark eyed
  • married to the love of my life (30 April 2011)
  • stepmom
  • discussing children
  • gainfully employeed
  • homeschooled
  • autodidactic
  • history nerd
  • geology geek
  • travel addict
jul 13 2008 ∞
sep 15 2012 +
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  • Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
  • Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History by Patrick Hunt
  • Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
  • The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt
  • On Killing by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
  • With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B. Sledge
  • The Roman Emperors by Michael Grant
  • The Smart Traveler's Passport by Erik Torkells
  • A Walk In Ancient Rome by John Cullen
  • Helmet for my Pillow by Robert Leckie
  • Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
  • Archaeological Guide to Rome by Matteo Cadario
  • Legionary: The Roman Soldier's Unofficial Manual by Philip Matyszak
jul 20 2008 ∞
dec 22 2009 +
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  • The World's Greatest Book of Useless Information by Noel Botham
  • The Night Stalkers by Michael Durant
  • With Lee in Virginia by G.A. Henty
  • The Forgotten Heroes: The Heroic Story of the US Merchant Marine by Brian Herbert
  • You'll Be Sor-Ree! by Sid Phillips
  • The Fighting Ground by Avi
  • The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
jul 20 2008 ∞
may 30 2010 +