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Personal Update: Binge-Watching Disney Shows and the Maze Runner Movie Release

So, I may or may not have binge-watched the entire series of the Disney XD show Lab Rats with my sisters in the past two weeks. But hey, I don’t have anything better to do.

On another note, the Maze Runner movie comes out on Friday! Yippee! I’m planning to see it with some of my friends and my sister.

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Apology and My Bookshelf

Hi, everyone! I have not posted in forever and I’m so, so sorry! I had spring break, then, finals, and then summer  break and by the time I got around to writing reviews, I was too tired. Sorry again!

Anyway, I thought you all might be interested in seeing Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to let you know that since NaNoWriMo starts on Friday, I won’t be writing any book review until December.

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What my grandpa knew

My aunt wrote this post about her grandpa, my great-grandpa.

between worlds

grandpa john

Most days, he sat in a chair staring into space, his brain unable to make the connections of laughter and eye contact and meaning that it once had. His unshaven chin, hollow cheeks, and wild hair echoed dimly of the lively man I’d known as my grandfather. My grandma, a former hair dresser, faithfully brought her comb to try and tame his wild do, but he didn’t like it much.

Actually, he didn’t like anything much those days. The dementia had stolen him from us one-slow-day-at-a-time, and replaced his jolly warmth with violent reactions and confused arguments. It was like having a three-year-old in the family all over again.

But there were moments of clarity. He knew my grandmother most often. His sweetheart since fifth grade, he used to ride his pony down the railroad tracks to visit her, so his memory of her stretched back nearly his entire life…

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