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Posted on 31 October 2010 Sunday


This is going to be an odd little post. It’s already 7:30pm and I really should just skip this all together except that I didn’t post last Sunday.

I did finally join NetGalley and I’m in the midst of reading A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. I had hoped I could download it to my  Nook but the particular Adobe product they’ve adapted, the Adobe Digital Editions, only works on the Sony eReader or a PC. I really like the features on the Kindle and want to read on that, however there are a few details from the Adobe Digital Editions that I’d like to merge to the Kindle. I particularly like how it bookmarks. I think technology is spoiling me enough to think I should be able to have my preferences identified for these tools and have the ideal product I want available for me but even to me that sounds spoiled. What happened to making due?

In an email: barnes and noble.com is offering 50% off one of this weeks 20 bestsellers, ending midnight 1 Nov.

Someone’s blog mentioned the dramatization of Woodson’s Locomotion. The Kennedy Center’s performance of Locomotion is available to schools free as is performances of Ella, a celebration of the life an music of Ella Fitzgerald; the Tambuco Percussion Ensemble, a percussion quartet celebrating Mexican music and culture; Linda Sue Park telling stories; maximumINDIA and others and did I say free??!! They will be available via satellite or Internet connections just visit this site to find out the dates, times and how to sign up.

Enjoy your week!

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