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When growing up did your family share your love of books? If so, did one person get you into reading? And, do you have any family-oriented memories with books and reading? (Family trips to bookstore, reading the same book as a sibling or parent, etc.) - BTT My mom doesn't read books. My Dad is the reader of the two, but of late, he doesn't read books as much as he did before. He always…

My trip from the wilderness (cottage country) allocated me some wonderful souvenirs: big, itchy bug bites! I always seem particularly susceptible, and I don't own bug spray since I don't go to the country too much.  I'm one of those people that bugs seem to be love to consume because even with a few people around me, I am the one that receives the most ugly of bites. I'm treating them with aloe vera and…

Chris tagged me for the "8 Random Things About Me" Meme: 1: Each player starts with 8 random facts/habits about themselves. 2: People who are tagged, write a blog post about their own 8 random things, and post these rules. 3: At the end of your post you need to tag 8 people and include their names. 4: Don't forget to leave them a comment and tell them they're tagged, and to read your blog.…

Appetizer - Tell about a time when you had to be brave. To not go into too much detail, I've had more than one experience wherein friends have been suicidal. Soup - Which upcoming movie are you excited about seeing? I'm excited about a lot of movies. I really want to see Spider-Man 3, but I'm broke so not going to the theatres. Also, Pirates 3, Order of the Phoenix, and later this year The…

Something About Me Reading Challenge involves picking five books that relate or represent yourself. On August 1, you pick other books from the list of other participants and hence, a discussion begins of books chosen. This is my first reading challenge, and I think it's a pretty interesting one to begin with. I joined the Harry Potter Read Along a few weeks ago too and that starts next month in preparation for HP7. This is…

It is Ben and Jerry's free cone day. I planned to go out for it, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I am not keen on going out. I'm going to read more of The Omnivore's Dilemma and my new disturbing fascination with Doctor Who fanfiction. I installed the new del.icio.us Firefox extension, and it warped my bookmarks and I can't change it even after I uninstalled it twice. I love Firefox, but it's been a…