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Is Huck Finn A Good Role Model For Children?

Before The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was “revised” to replace the n-word with “slave,” my husband purchased a paperback copy. I’d read the book when I was around 12, and in my quest to read 100 classics, I am re-reading several … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Dinner + One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

This year, I was more festive about celebrating Cinco de Mayo than in years past. I think it’s because, earlier in the week, my husband and I booked our travel to spend five weeks in Guadalajara, Mexico this August/September. No, … Continue reading

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My New Book Challenge

I’ve been thinking for some time about a new book challenge, but I haven’t been quite able to come up with a theme. After attending an event celebrating Banned Books Week last year, I thought about reading all 100 of … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week

Avid reader that I am, until recently I was unaware that the last week of September each year is Banned Books Week. According to Wikipedia, this annual campaign in the United States “stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of … Continue reading

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