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Cousin George or Cousin ??? by
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Prompted By Cousins

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If I did have my DNA tested I am quite sure I would not find that I was related to George Washington
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Paradiso by
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Prompted By Libraries

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"I Have Always Imagined That Paradise Will Be A Kind Of Library"
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A Jolly ‘oliday with Miss B by
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No language in common? No problem. by
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Prompted By Games People Play

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Facial expressions, body language, joviality, and many gestures can go a long way.
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Jobs — booooriiiiing or never boring by
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Prompted By Boredom

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Boredom is a result of being trapped physically and/or mentally.
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There is No Planet B by
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Prompted By Moon Landing

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If only the fiftieth anniversary remembrances could restore the initial perceptions that the first ventures into space evoked.
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Beach Reads! by
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Prompted By Beach Reads

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How did our prescient moderators know that the title of this week’s Book Review section of the New York Times would be “Beach Reads”?
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Into thin air by
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Prompted By Beach Reads

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Onward to acid and heat
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Sixties vibe is still alive by
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Prompted By Shopping Local

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The town has held onto shopping local mostly due to geography and history that are conducive to isolation without hardship.
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Why am I still on Facebook? by
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"send cash" … or "send ash"
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No more gym by
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If you are someone who disliked gym, join me on a little fantasy trip. You arrive at high school for the first day of your junior year. Looking across the street from the school entrance toward the gym building, you see … a pile of rubble! The gym building stands no more. Is this just…
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Another class, another quiz by
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Prompted By Exams

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Doodles around the edge of the exam plugged “Rule, Britannia”
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Cars make sounds! by
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Prompted By Learning to Drive

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Living in the suburbs and going to high school in the nearest city with friends and activities spread around the area, I really needed a driver’s license. Of course, limited access to a car meant limited benefit, but step by step. Driver’s ed brought a break on insurance rates but was not mandatory. Since my…
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