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The best thing today

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FredQ
Technical Librarian
Currently reading: Arthur The King
Interest in HF: I like how HF can fill in the gaps where we don't have enough information.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby FredQ » Thu October 30th, 2014, 3:21 pm

The thread seemed to be corrupted :( I've fixed the corrupted attachement, and now it doesn't crash any more so we can all share our happy things again.

That was my best thing of the day :)
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Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
–Henry Ward Beecher

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu October 30th, 2014, 8:58 pm

And having you on top of the tech stuff is MY best thing, Fred! I'm going to check out those themes for the new format when I have time tonight.

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Tue November 4th, 2014, 10:00 pm

Unpacking the bookshelves, and getting my books up again.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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DianeL
Bibliophile
Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Sat January 24th, 2015, 4:20 pm

It is a rainy Saturday, and I have nowhere I need to be and nothing I must do but housecleaning and query and/or WIP research. Gossamer is napping quietly, and Penelope is in her yard during a lull in the precip. It's quiet, and this day is all mine to do with as I choose.

It's nothing exciting, but it's satisfying.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"

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rockygirl
Avid Reader
Location: Upstate New York

Postby rockygirl » Sun January 25th, 2015, 10:38 pm

My father spoke for the first time since his stroke ten days ago!!!!! This is the best news we have had!!
Currently reading Cocaine Blues.

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Mon January 26th, 2015, 10:06 am

Oh I hope your father makes a complete recovery rockygirl! It can't be an easy time for you but that sounds like a positive sign :)

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Venetian Game by Philip Gwynne Jones & Sycamore Gap by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon January 26th, 2015, 8:20 pm

Hope your father continues to make progress rockygirl.
Currently reading "The Venetian Game" by Philip Gwynne Jones & "Sycamore Gap" by L J Ross

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fljustice
Bibliophile
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Fri January 30th, 2015, 5:56 pm

"rockygirl" wrote:My father spoke for the first time since his stroke ten days ago!!!!! This is the best news we have had!!


So glad to hear that Rockygirl! I've been off the list for a lot of the last two weeks, because my father had a second stroke. We weren't sure he would pull through and I flew home to monitor things while he was in the hospital. Luckily, he is doing well and his been discharged to rehab. Sending good thoughts your way for your father's full recovery.
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Fri January 30th, 2015, 6:00 pm

Getting my new state identification card and skill certificate from school in the post yesterday. :D
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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DianeL
Bibliophile
Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Sun February 15th, 2015, 6:48 pm

I spent yesterday cleaning, but also shoving furniture around in the living room and the guest room, and the house is ready for the next season. I love redecorating like this, it's like getting a new hairstyle - gives me a new environment.

Today, it's bright and COLD and I've done the errands, so can stay home and relax, get ready for the week, enjoy my nice living room, pet the furbabies, and either research the WIP or maybe push out a couple queries. Also, there'll be cooking. :)
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"



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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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