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dittybopper 16 yrs ago
Today I received "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett from angellica! I've heard a lot of great things about this author and I'm looking forward to reading this one. Thanks so much angellica and thanks to wubbaducky as well for…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 1 replies
Villette sent me "Toast" by Nigel Slater. The first line is "My mother is scraping a piece of burned toast out of the kitchen window, a crease of annoyance across her forehead." This was one that I thought I had on my …

dittybopper 16 yrs ago
K.C. (for Kitty Cat), Lil' Miss, Elmer, Gasper, and Max. Gasper started out as Jasper but my youngest son insisted his name was Gasper and it stuck!

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 3 replies
I'm taking out the following: 1. When the lights went off the accompanist kissed her. AND 2. My mother is scraping a piece of burned toast out of the kitchen window, a crease of annoyance across her forehead. …

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 1 replies
I said sassifier for pacifier and drabbles for gravel. My son used to call our yard/garden (I lived in England at the time) a yarden and he also called a magazine a mazageen. The funniest I've ever heard in my family…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 4 replies
very similar is Zooba.com. All books are $9.95, shipping included. Hardbacks, paperbacks, whatever - and you don't have to refuse a monthly selection. The book on top of your wishlist is sent every month so if you don…


dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 5 replies
> British money has always confused me, > because of the different "familiar" names. > What's a quid? A copper? Hmmm. . . well, let me see if I can remember the coins and bills from when I lived in England. .…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 1 replies
I apparently used my own email address when setting up my 8-year-old son's bookshelf since sending a PM to him results in a message to my email. I can't log in to his account to accept or add books because I can't remem…


dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 4 replies
I have "Girl With A Pearl Earring" for you (RABCK) but my PMs don't seem to be working properly. Please email me your address at dnorred(remove_this)@bellsouth.net Thanks!

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 1 replies
It was a book read to my second grade class by our wonderful teacher, Mrs. Settoon. I loved her! She played the ukelele and we would sing "This Land is Your Land" every day. Once when I missed the school bus, she calm…


dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 1 replies
Some particular experiences that stand out for me: I'm in the bookstore and a young man is just walking around, not shopping, talking loudly into his phone to his friend. He was complaining that he had no money left …

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 1 replies
Did you get my PM requesting your address? I've had PM problems lately so if not, please send your address to me via my email address - dnorred(remove_this)@bellsouth.net I'm glad you were such a night owl then or I …

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 3 replies
THAT'S IT!!! Thank you enigma23! It has been bothering me for years that I couldn't remember the name of that movie. Apparently, the reason I thought it was black and white was possibly because our t.v. was only black…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago
No, the movie I remember was *probably* from the 1960s. I'll check out The Day of the Comet though . . . looks interesting. :o)

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 16 replies
When I was about 12 (28 years ago!), I saw a film that scared the beans out of me and for the life of me, I can't remember the name of the movie or any of the actors. It was a sci-fi type movie. It could have even been…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 6 replies
Has anyone seen this documentary style movie? If so, what did you think of it? I will have to watch it at least once or twice again before I can decide how I really feel about it but it sure did bring up some interesti…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago | 2 replies
My father-in-law is having all the pine trees cut off of the 17 acre family-shared land that we live on. On the positive side we should now be able to grow some grass in our front yard and we won't have to worry about a…

dittybopper 16 yrs ago
Ah, I was wondering about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Not being a fan of sci-fi books as a rule, I've not picked it up to read although my husband has raved about it so many times. Then we rented the movie an…





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