Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day, 2012

Memorial Day originated from the commemoration of the fallen American Civil War Union soldiers and has evolved into a US Federal holiday which pays tribute to all American soldiers who have died in our wars. This week let us remember … Continue reading

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Beach Reading for Summer 2012

Here’s This Common Reader’s book list for beach reading this summer. For the guys. On summer break between my junior and senior years at college, I was introduced to George MacDonald Fraser’s Flashman series by a friend who wore a Prince … Continue reading

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This Common Reader goes to the library.

Want to know a secret?  A borrowed library book or e-book is cheaper than a book purchased at an upscale book-coffee shop or online.   It’s even less expensive than the bargains you find on the half-price shelf and at second … Continue reading

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