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Nicole Marie wrote:I live in a very friendly neighborhood with lots of interaction so I was amazed at how segregated some streets are. This should be required reading for all Americans.
he asks neighbors if he can sleepover thier houses to get to know them better. Few agree and most say no. It is a sad commentary on how defensive of a culture we have become where we can't even invite the person next door over for a cup of tea.
The poet Keats lay in his bed
tired and penniless, and half dead.
When suddenly, from his windowsill,
a nightingale handed him a dollar bill.
"Keats" she chirped, in gentle tone,
"remember, this is just a loan."
That's why Keats wrote, though wan and pale,
of what he owed to a nightingale.
Marye wrote:This was 1999 and the books we started with were Harry Potter. We had plenty to talk about then and when the first Harry Potter movie came out he insisted we had to see it together.
Shapley wrote:I see Goodreads is on facebook, as well. I may have to check it out.
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