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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Tue February 23rd, 2010, 11:30 pm

Oh, the rights of parents in the placement of their special needs children, my knowledge of various other things (such as what's best for my son), my ability to see through people who are being less than forthright.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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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) » Wed February 24th, 2010, 5:40 am

Good things -- now that I have recovered (and my voice is back) I had a blast at this year's Renaissance Symposium. My only complaint is that they always schedule me to teach at the same time as classes that I especially want to take. And I never have enough time to get through my material, because I draft the re-enactors to come up and play various characters as I talk about them and usually one or two steal the show.

Some of the impromptu quips generated in that class are hysterical. I shamelessly steal them for the next talk, and this year I got an arsenal!

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Wed February 24th, 2010, 3:05 pm

MLE that sounds like so much fun!

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu February 25th, 2010, 6:16 am

finally got moved, got the ole computer up and going, kids in thier new school and I was laid off yesterday...yes thats a good thing, I really hated my job and am now looking forward to school myself.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat March 13th, 2010, 1:21 am

I got a USB cord for my cell phone today. If I had bought it through AT&T or LG it would've cost 20 to 30+, I got this one on Amazon for .99cents and $2.49 shipping!

I now can move images and such from phone to computer and vice versa and add games and apps without wasting many of my GoPhone monies.

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The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon March 15th, 2010, 9:01 pm

I won an auction at Ebay for "The Female Instructor or Young Woman's Friend and Companion ...Member of Society..Pleasing Companion..Mother of a Family - To Which is Added, A Select System of Cookery, The Art of Preserving and Pickling - Brewing - Making Wines - Family Recipes, The Management of Poultry, Dyeing etc And Directions to Servants of Every Description" Published: 1832.

You're probably thinking, why on earth would you want with that?! Well it has a illustration of Lady Jane about to be executed. This is the 2nd time I've seen it for auction, the first time I was outbidded, this time I was going to do my best to win it, so I set AuctionStealer to bid 99GBP (about 150USD) for me since I wasn't going to be home, and with s/h and I won it for about 60USD.

Yeah me!

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Mon March 15th, 2010, 11:24 pm

Congrats, Sonja. You had me at published-in-1832.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon March 15th, 2010, 11:47 pm

"LoveHistory" wrote:Congrats, Sonja. You had me at published-in-1832.


I have books older then it though. Thanks!

SM
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The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum
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Books Read In 2014: 109 - June: 17 (May: 17)
Full List Here: http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114965

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue March 16th, 2010, 6:14 am

I just need another $2.44 in clicks through Google Ads to reach my 2nd $100 since joining. Of course with the clicks I tend to get I'd either get before the end of the month or in a few months, LOL!

Now what to do with it, hmmm? ;)

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The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum
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Books Read In 2014: 109 - June: 17 (May: 17)
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Ken
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Location: Truro, Cornwall, UK

Daffodils

Postby Ken » Tue March 16th, 2010, 7:45 am

Hooray! All my daffodils have bloomed at last!

Spring is sprung in Cornwall! :) :)


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