Day: December 19, 2018

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Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” (starring Patrick Stewart): A Favorite Christmas Movie — and Ignorance and Want

24 Festive Tasks: Door 20 – Christmas, Task 3: Watch a favorite Christmas movie. Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol was published 175 years ago today: I’ve marked the occasion by honoring one of my personal annual Christmas traditions and rewatching the 1999 screen adaptation starring Sir Patrick Stewart.  (Review HERE.)   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Ignorance and […]

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A Book Stack / Scales Festivus Feat of Strength

24 Festive Tasks: Door 19 – Festivus, Task 3: Have your household scales perform a feat of strength: Place 10 of your heaviest books in a stack on your scales and tell us what their total weight comes to.   The books I picked for this task: * My hardcover boxed set of Thomas Mann’s […]

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A Book Cover Herd of Reindeer

24 Festive Tasks: Door 18 – Winter Solstice / Yuletide, Task 3: Round up a herd of reindeer on book covers and in book illustrations.   … well — and a bunch of boars.  Can’t let this one go without a bow to Sir Terry, after all!   Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1820163/24-festive-tasks-door-18-winter-solstice-yuletide-task-3-book-cover-herd-of-reindeer

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