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Archive for December, 2007

What’s your favorite BSC Christmas book? Mine is Christmas Chiller, which I finished today. I’m now reading Here Comes the Bridesmaids. CC has it all–dangerous moments, touching moments, funny moments.

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How do you feel about BSC collectibles? I have some cool stuff, like a Karen cloth doll (definitely the rarest BSC item I have) and the party-doll set left over from when I was a kid, and all of stuff I received from the Collector’s Club when that was around. Around sophomore year of high [...]

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One of the things that has been occupying my mind, besides the work I need to finish before the end of the semester, is finding a really good cookbook of American food. In six months I move to Russia, and the main issue of living in Russia, for me, is food. I don’t really know [...]

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For some reason, my college is more willing to let us off for snow than my high school was. Too bad I am out of hot chocolate. I would really like to cuddle up with Snowbound! but sadly I don’t have it here, either real or ebook form. This brings me to a question: did [...]

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Ann has updated her site with some pictures of her house in the Hudson Valley. I’m kind of jealous of her playhouse and vegetable garden enclosure thing, although I hate gardening/yardwork. Also, does anyone else think that the little girl in the pictures looks like an Olsen twin from the early days of Full House?

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Another thing about the biography which I forgot the mention is the rampant feministness of the whole thing. I consider myself a feminist–I don’t really see how anyone who believes in male/female equality could not–but this book takes it far. When it mentions Ann’s mom, the author makes sure to let you know that in [...]

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Inspired by Alula’s hilarious/thoughtful assessment on the boards, I recently purchased Ann M. Martin’s biography (written by the oddly-named Margot Becker R.) off of Amazon for exactly 1 cent. It arrived today, and since I am so smart and a fast reader, I read it one sitting. If you have never read it before, you [...]

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