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Reviews:
Alice in La-La-Land by Robert Wright Campbell
Art Work by the Pasadena College of Art and Design
Arthur & George by Julian Barnes
Aunt Crete's Emancipation by Grace Livingston Hill
Because a Little Bug Went Ka-Choo! by Rosetta Stone
Blood Sweat and Tea by Tom Reynolds
A Century of America's Favorite Foods by Sue Dawson
A Chance to See Egypt by Sandra Scofield
A Color Clown Comes to Town by Jane Belk Moncure
The Creature in the Teacher by Christopher Pike
Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
Happy Birthday Frankie by Sarah Weeks
Little Cloud by Eric Carle
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
Minnie by Annie M.G. Schmidt
A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza
Numbers by DK Books
Owl at Home by Arnold Lobel
Rainbow Fish to the Rescue by Marcus Pfister
The Secret Three by Mildred Myrick
The Seven Dials Mystery by Agatha Christie
Shapes by DK Books
A Simple Monk by Alison Wright
Stargate by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich
The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
Touch and Feel Baby Animals by DK Books
Viva Las Buffy by Scott Lobdell
The Walking Stones by Mollie Hunter

Miscellaneous:
Fill Her Up
A Full Night's Sleep
Happy Halloween
A Long Day for Sean
On Holiday While Sleeping
Our Trip to the Peninsula
Playing the Same Games
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Comments for On Holiday While Sleeping

On Holiday While Sleeping:

Two children are about four times as demanding as one child is. Harriet and Sean compete for my attention and often times my own thoughts get drowned out by their voices. Add in Ian trying to tell me a joke or something about his day at Berkeley and my inner voice is done in.

My only escape from the noise is sleep. When I am asleep my thoughts are my own and recently they haven't included my family! Normally I dream about my family but not these last couple of nights. Instead I've wished myself across the Atlantic to Great Britain to visit my BookCrossing friends. I've never actually been there but the dreams have seemed so real. It's probably a combination of my over-active imagination and what I've learned from reading their blogs and seeing the photographs they've posted.

The first night I was visiting RubyBlueLady. The last thing I remember of that dream was asking her if I could use her telephone to call my friend Spike1972 in Wales. She must have said yes because last night I was at his house. We also had to visit some other BookCrossers in the area and I had time to visit a lighthouse.

I wonder who I will be visiting tonight?




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