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by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Fri January 12th, 2018, 11:33 pm
Forum: Links
Topic: Article: WWII Diplomats who had to leave DC
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: Article: WWII Diplomats who had to leave DC

What an interesting bit of info! The resorts might have been nice, but I doubt being penned up there for years was much fun.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sun January 7th, 2018, 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's 2018 somewhere, what are you reading in January?
Replies: 26
Views: 840

Re: It's 2018 somewhere, what are you reading in January?

Hey--let's keep the discussion away from current politics. This forum is a haven where I DON'T have to think about them.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Thu January 4th, 2018, 1:15 am
Forum: Links
Topic: Article: Count Vronsky in Serbia
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Re: Article: Count Vronsky in Serbia

Fascinating. Thanks for posting!
Somebody famous (can't remember who) once quipped, "The Balkans have always produced more history than could be consumed locally."
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Wed January 3rd, 2018, 6:33 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Reading logs 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: Reading logs 2018

I like seeing what others are reading, especially when they take the time to rate the book! But I don't keep a reading log myself, because my start, stop, start again, lose the book, pick up something else, start again habits wouldn't work well on a reading log.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Wed January 3rd, 2018, 4:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's 2018 somewhere, what are you reading in January?
Replies: 26
Views: 840

Re: It's 2018 somewhere, what are you reading in January?

Hidden Figures. I liked the movie, so I got the book.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sat December 30th, 2017, 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite books read in 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 525

Re: Favorite books read in 2017

Ok, mine are
The Book of a Thousand Days,
The Alice Network;
America's First Daughter;
the Tontine;
Four Princes (NF);
a Man Called Ove;
Lion (the last 2 Contemporary);
Follow the River.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Fri December 29th, 2017, 5:44 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 8
Views: 628

Re: Merry Christmas!

On the topic of dogs--my Christmas gift to my family (and all who like a laugh) was to finally write up the dog story they've chuckled over for years.
So for your enjoyment, I'm posting it here:
https://emilylcotton.com/2017/12/25/bat ... the-beast/
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon December 25th, 2017, 3:17 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 8
Views: 628

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you also. And all the rest. We did all the Christmas things with the family last night, so this morning our 3 kids (and the grandkids) could spend Christmas with their spouses' families. So today I'm going to relax and read a book, while my hubby starts building my gift--a custom ...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Wed December 6th, 2017, 4:46 pm
Forum: Audiobooks
Topic: What audiobooks are you listening to?
Replies: 52
Views: 4248

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

loved Hawk Quest. Except for the major research blooper at the end.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sat December 2nd, 2017, 2:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading December 2017?
Replies: 11
Views: 1154

What are you reading December 2017?

I'm reading Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See.

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