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Month: August 2015

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Unmapped Sea

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The Unmapped Sea

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Little did Penelope know how well she would soon get to know the sea and its currents and tides, its sickening swells and storm-tossed waves, its incomprehensible vastness and mystery! Alas, there will be much more on that topic later. For now, in the words of the plucky young governess herself: “First, to Brighton…

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Haunting of Hill House

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Haunting of Hill House

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No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, walls continued upright, bricks met neatly, floors were firm, and doors were sensibly shut; silence lay steadily against the wood and the stone of Hill House, and whatever walked there, walked alone.

Weekly Quote for Week-35 2015

Weekly Quote for Week-35 2015

22718710Life is about making mistakes. If you don’t take chances, blindfolded and frightened as you are, you’re not really living, are you? Heartache makes you stronger. Misery is the stuff of good poetry. You’re denying yourself much more than the bad things in life by listening to Zita’s fortunes.