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Arlin Jack, birth of cool, eiffel chair, Family & Friends, House Fix, library, modern dining chairs, reading, seattle library, taking kids to the library -

is cool. I think I forgot just how cool it was...Endless rows of books about anything and everything. I've introduced Jackers to the library and he loves it. And I love that my whole pep talk about being "quiet" inside the library actually worked (o.k. there was a little bribing involved) hey- a Mom's gotta do what a Mom's gotta do...But now it's a regular after school thing for us. It's making my "read to Arlin" every day way more fun. The Seattle library check out limit is 50 books at one time-holy cow! that's a lot of books! So,...

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Books, malcom gladwell, reading -

This is Malcom Gladwell. I'm more than half way through this book.... I read Blink first while we were on a family vacation in Florida it was super interesting in the beginning and then towards the end I couldn't stay awake (even if I was reading it the middle of the day) So, I was a bit skeptical to read Outliers but after my husband read a few chapters and shared some insight about it, I was a little intrigued.  I decided to give it a shot and I got through the first five chapters on our way to Seattle. It's...

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thanks. On girl's night, last Wednesday,  Miss Abby Jane was in attendance. We always connect in one way or another. But this time around Abby brought me a handful of zerox copies of excerpts from her art therapy class she is currently taking (so smart I tell ya')  I took them to the gym and read them while I was cycling...about the only workout I can jam out and still focus on something. When I run, I run...and about the only thing I can do is listen to music at a volume level I'm sure is ear- drum damaging... Anywho...I...

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