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    next book club selection!

    Sep 27, 2010

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    we’ve chosen our next book! “the unbearable lightness of being” by milan kundera.  i’ve always wanted to read this book so i’m really excited! stay tuned for some inspirational quotes and passages from the book. (…) Read more »

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    succulent wild woman – part three

    Aug 23, 2010

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    a last bit of inspiration from succulent wild woman, by sark. i hope you guys enjoyed this book! i loved it and will definitely be recommending it to all of my female friends.  we will now begin the process of selecting the next book so if you have any suggestions please leave them in the (…) Read more »

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    succulent wild woman – part two

    Aug 16, 2010

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    more inspiration from succulent wild woman, by sark, our latest book club selection. three things to try: travel alone, write in a journal, and paint. click on images for sources. (…) Read more »

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    succulent wild woman – part one

    Aug 10, 2010

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    some inspiration from our last book club selection, succulent wild woman, by sark. i found this book to be so positive and uplifting and really enjoyed reading it. it is definitely the kind of book that every girl should read. those of you who have – did you have a favorite part or quote? click (…) Read more »

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    be kind to animals and birds, and read all you can

    Jul 28, 2010

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    I love that there are very few things that books cannot do. They can pluck you from under the covers and drop you into the outskirts of your imagination. They can rearrange the chemicals in your brain until you feel happy and uplifted, or wistful and nostalgic. They can with the careful placement of words (…) Read more »

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    book club selection #3!

    Jun 01, 2010

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    it’s a new month and it’s time for a new book club selection! for this selection we went with something that is very different from our last two, but similar in its messages about freedom and happiness.  the book is called “succulent wild woman” by sark, and was recommended by a fp girl here at (…) Read more »

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    the perks of being a wallflower – part 4

    Apr 19, 2010

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    “maybe it’s good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, i think that the only perspective is to really be there.” “even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have.” “so, this is my life. and i want you to know that i am (…) Read more »

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    the perks of being a wallflower – part 3

    Apr 16, 2010

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    “you see things. you keep quiet about them. and you understand.” “so, i guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. and maybe we’ll never know most of them. but even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. (…) Read more »

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    Apr 14, 2010

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    i’ve seen a lot of different DIY bookmark projects but this one really stuck out – i love the “X marks the spot” and although it appears to just be fabric it’s actually a pretty sturdy little bookmark so you’d be able to use it for a long time. kootoyoo has a full tutorial for (…) Read more »

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    the perks of being a wallflower – part 2

    Apr 14, 2010

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    “sam tapped her hand on the steering wheel. patrick held his hand outside the car and made air waves. and i just sat between them. after the song finished, i said something. “i feel infinite.” “i walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. there were a lot of little kids (…) Read more »

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    book club post: the perks of being a wallflower

    Apr 12, 2010

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    so i have finished reading the perks of being a wallflower and i must say that i am so glad we chose this book.  i had never read it before and i found it very moving and full of wisdom that is relevant not just to someone around the age of the narrator (a freshman (…) Read more »

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    book club selection #2

    Mar 29, 2010

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    for the next book club selection we have decided to read stephen chbosky’s the perks of being a wallflower.  we haven’t had the chance to read the book yet, and hope that if you have, you will read it again with us and perhaps you will take away something new or add to our experience.  (…) Read more »

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