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jim

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2011-09-30

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retired marketing guy
3 grown kids plus immature dog
Volunteer for seveal non-profits
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1. Literacy Central

News about Literacy programs, success stories, bookstore events

Tags: used books, bookstores, literacy

2. Island

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  • The Housekeeper Story
    on Jun 9, 2013
    This is a story about two little girls who lost their mother at the ages of five and seven. She suffered from an auto immune disorder which is now called Crone's and can now be treated with steroids, but at that time, cortisone was an experimental...
  • Pinterest - "Books Worth Reading" and Much More!Hi, I'm Erin O'Riordan, the author and book blogger at Pagan Spirits. Together with my husband, Tit Elingtin, I write crime novels such as The Smell of Gas (Melange Books, 2011). I also write erotic romance. I'm a book fanatic, so when I'm not writin...
  • Notable Literary Deaths of 2011
    on Jan 1, 2012 in Samuel Menashe Anne McCaffrey
    As we make a clean break of 2011 and start fresh in 2012, let's pause to remember some of the literary lights we lost in the previous year. Anne McCaffrey - the U.S. born-Irish writer was best known for her Dragonriders of Pern series of fantasy nove...
  • Crime thriller 'Eminent Domain' - the reviews
    on Nov 10, 2011 in Erin O'Riordan
    Eminent Domain by Erin O'Riordan and Tit Elingtin: A young couple buys the waterfront home of their dreams. After years of rehab to their home, they find it was all in vain. The government is going to take it from them. Feeling robbed of his liberty,...
  • Carla Stein at Well Read Books
    on Oct 16, 2011
    New original art at Well Read BooksWe are so pleased to have 4 new paintings by Carla Stein hung in our store; Books are beautiful but Carla’s bright, warm paintings add charm to the store. Two of her paintings are on the main floor and 2 are upsta...
  • Tragedy unfolds at 19 Commercial St. Nanaimo
    on Oct 16, 2011
    Valentina Reads at Well Read Books Well Read Kids was abuzz with kids 8-12 making masks and listening raptly to Valentina as she spun out the tragic story of Romeo and Juliette on Saturday afternoon. Val dramatized the story by wearing her own mask a...
  • Bears & Beams
    on Oct 16, 2011
    Love Kids?Love Reading?Come to Literacy Thursday Oct 20 at 5:30 pm to learn about our Bears & Beams Program of volunteers reading to kids in elementary school. You will be assigned to a school in your neighbourhood. Please contact Rhonda at 250-7...
  • Elisabeth Röhm: "Literacy Opens A World Of True Freedom & Joy"
    on Oct 13, 2011
    Elisabeth Röhm: "Literacy Opens A World Of True Freedom & Joy"...
  • How a Modern Baby Thinks about Reading - GalleyCat
    on Oct 13, 2011
    How a Modern Baby Thinks about Reading - GalleyCat...
  • 100 top childrens books
    on Oct 12, 2011
    100 top Childrens bookshttp://www.nea.org/grants/13154.htm...
  • Kids, Dogs (and even) People
    on Oct 5, 2011 in mental health volunteering
    Kids, Dogs (and even) PeopleOne of the most uplifting activities I experience these days is to take Camella my 3 year old Airedale to the dog park to romp with all the other dogs. The dogs are always up to some crazy stunt and the owners are laughing...
  • 25% Off Everything in the Store
    on Oct 3, 2011
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  • on Oct 1, 2011
    While all you working stiffs are wasting the best years of lives clocking in and out of some dead and job to barely keep your head above water, area man Andrew Hansen had it all figured out: lifting books from public libraries and selling them to use...
  • Slight of Hand
    on Oct 1, 2011
    While all you working stiffs are wasting the best years of lives clocking in and out of some dead and job to barely keep your head above water, area man Andrew Hansen had it all figured out: lifting books from public libraries and selling them to use...
  • Word Pairs
    on Sep 30, 2011
    Confusing Word PairsImage via WikipediaLast week’s post about polishing writing, editing and formatting skills drew a lot of attention. I picked up new readers and subscribers. That’s exciting for me, and I thank you!It seems that many visitors...
  • http://engagingthepatient.com/2011/09/07/do-visual-learners-really-exist/
    on Sep 29, 2011
    http://engagingthepatient.com/2011/09/07/do-visual-learners-really-exist/...
  • Why Volunteer
    on Sep 29, 2011
    Why VolunteerVolunteering offers the perfect opportunity to develop skills and build experience for future job applications. It not only widens your options within the job market, but also gives you the chance to test drive areas of work and find whi...
  • Literacy key to excelling at work
    on Sep 28, 2011
    Literacy key to excelling at work...
  • on Sep 28, 2011
    Another list of books to readThe 100 most popular bookshttp://www.stumbleupon.com/su/AEKkPF/www.worldbooknight.org/your-books/the-wbn-interactive-top-100-books...
  • Give the empowering gift of literacy on Raise-A-Reader Day
    on Sep 27, 2011
    Give the empowering gift of literacy on Raise-A-Reader Day...

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