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Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.
  ––  John Green
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
  ––  Marcel Proust
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On This Day In:
2018 Prime Example = #45
2017 Building On
2016 Dueling Heroes
2015 Remarkable Creations
2014 Measured Faith
2013 April Fool, n.
2012 Faith, Ego And Patriotism
As It Happens
2011 What Counts

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“I’m in love with you,” he said quietly.
“Augustus,” I said.
“I am,” he said.  He was staring at me, and I could see the corners of his eyes crinkling.  “I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.  I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.”
   ―  John Green,
From his book: “The Fault In Our Stars
[Happy Valentine’s Day, Hil!!  Just sayin’ something true…
All my love,
Always,
Your Kev
XXX
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On This Day In:
2017 Happy Valentine’s Day – 2017!!
2016 Happy Valentine’s Day – 2016!!
2015 To My Special Lady
2014 Awakening
2013 Drowsy In Comfort
2012 Happy Valentine’s Day
2011 Own Your Bible

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Let me explain why I like to pay taxes for schools even though I don’t personally have a kid in school:  I don’t like living in a country with a bunch of stupid people.
    —  John Green
[Actually, I prefer the term “uneducated people”, but I guess being uneducated can lead to unwitting stupidity.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Inequality Of Sacrifice
2013 I Never Saw A Moor
2012 Fill In The Blank
Not For Naught
Cliff Notes To Life?
2011 Conference Games Sunday

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What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?
    —  John Green
[I am a Federal employee.  Today is the first day of the fiscal year.  Happy New Year, everybody!  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2013 Our Never-Ending Task
Furloughed
2012 More Mature Than I Thought
2011 Outlaw’s Music
Can Do!

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