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Gertrude Stein Sends a “Review” of The Great Gatsby to F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)

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'Here we are and have read your book and it is a good book.' That sentence about The Great Gatsby may read, in isolation, like one out of a particularly unmotivated high school student's summer-reading report.
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Bedford Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition » Blog Archive » Collaborative Writing

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Angel 2

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Explore ddea1's photos on Flickr. ddea1 has uploaded 145 photos to Flickr.
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Boz Scaggs: Three days to record ‘Memphis,’ a lifetime to prepare

For his new R&B-steeped album, his first in five years, Boz Scaggs sought a keep-it-simple retro vibe.
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GlassUp Takes On Google Glass at Fraction of the Cost

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Could there be a less expensive Google Glass competitor coming soon? GlassUp aims to give customers an alternative to Google's connected glasses.
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Tune in! Learning Pathways on ConnectedLearning.tv

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What do learning pathways look like as young people move across learning contexts in pursuit of their interests in school, at home, in libraries, community centers and online? Tomorrow, July 16th, ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution writer shows what it takes to craft an excellent profile | Poynter.

Atlanta Journal Constitution writer shows what it takes to craft an excellent profile | Poynter. | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Create. Inform. Engage. | Journalism training, media news & how to's
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My Child’s Healthy “Normal” Childhood Life…

My Child’s Healthy “Normal” Childhood Life… | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I'm told that I over react and that I'm crazy...no child can react to just touching peanut residue. They weren't there when her eye was swelling up; her cries of fear became chokes from gagging....
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Cool Bookish Places: A Real Nest for Reading

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  A few months ago, I wrote about a small, portable reading room called "The Read Nest." Now, I have a real nest made for reading. And it is huge. Des
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AJC Photo Vault: "What’ll ya have?" September 6 1980—Shouinard...

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"What’ll ya have?"
September 6 1980—Shouinard Jones, 18-months-old, bites into a hot dog from the Varsity in Atlanta, Georgia. The Varsity originally opened in 1938 and has steadily grown into an...
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Smile Because it Happened

Ten university students move into Meadowlark Hills, a retirement community that CBS News calls 'a new kind of nursing home.' Unlike traditional nursing homes built…
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Malala at U.N.: The Taliban failed to silence us

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Malala Yousafzai told a gathering of youth leaders at the United Nations on Friday that the Taliban "thought that the bullet would silence us, but they failed."
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Some happier Cherokee news: Teens win duct tape prom contest...

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They won. Caden Kluge and Ashton Woolen of Sequoyah High School in Cherokee County won the top prize in the 2013 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, in which students create and accessorize their prom outfits with duct tape and then wear them to prom.
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Bedford Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition » Blog Archive » My #clmooc Journey So Far

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Black Eyed Susan

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Have a great day my friends!| My YouTube Video | My Group Taken with my Sony SLT a65V with my Tamron SP AF60mm f/2 DI II LD (IF) 1:1 macro lens Taken at Washington Park in Springfield Illinois...
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Orange Cosmos

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Have a wonderful day my friends!| My YouTube Video | My Group Taken with my Sony SLT a65V with my Tamron SP AF60mm f/2 DI II LD (IF) 1:1 macro lens Taken at Washington Park in Springfield Illinois...
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An unexpected word from Jimmy Carter: The Zimmerman jury was...

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In an interview with Brenda Wood of 11Alive last night, former President Jimmy Carter swam upstream against many other Democrats, declaring that the jury that refused to convict George Zimmerman for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was right.
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Unbound: Observations on the Structure of the Class | The New Media Consortium

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Summer Grab Bag: does your jumping style limit your capabilities? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Summer Grab Bag: does your jumping style limit your capabilities? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Newborn panda twins doing well

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Forget Kate Middleton, this baby news is giant. The panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta Monday were judged to be healthy, of good size, and as attractive as a pair of hairless pink mammals can be.
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Dementia Rate Is Found to Drop Sharply, as Forecast

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Two new studies out of Europe have confirmed what researchers had long suspected: rates would fall and mental acuity improve as populations grew healthier and better educated.
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Georgia tax revenue up 5.9 percent through June

Georgia tax revenue up 5.9 percent through June | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state's tax revenue through the month of June totaled $17 billion, up 5.
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Best Prices on Produce

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Food prices are expected to increase by as much as 3.5 percent in 2013, according to the government, and in recent months the price of fruits and vegetables has increased over last year.
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Can you be electrocuted by your smartphone?

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Could your smartphone really give you a lethal electric shock?
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Elon Musk: Hyperloop High-Speed Transport Design Coming Soon

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Entrepreneur Elon Musk announced on Twitter Monday that his high-speed transportation system design will be published by Aug.12.
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