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The”>http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6595136-the-infinities”>The Infinities by John”>http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/91.John_Banville”>John Banville My rating: 5″>http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/155011717″>5 of 5 stars View”>http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/3028347-christa”>View all my reviews I’m trying out this cut-paste review thing from GoodReads. I absolutely loved this book. I’ve read John Banville in his Benjamin Black guise (Christine Falls, The Lemur, The Silver Swan, Elegy for April) and love that Irish noir detective stuff. The …

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Here’s why my house is a disaster: There is always something more pressing than cleaning. For instance, this weekend I planned to get some major spring cleaning done (at least as much as the baby would allow), but then a project came in late Friday that has consumed my weekend. This is my job; I …

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There are a lot of people in my family. I mean a LOT. My parents started out with two kids, completely average. They divorced and both remarried, but didn’t have any more children. No “second batch” if you will.  Fast forward a large number of years and you have some pretty impressive and/or alarming numbers: …

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I will not name the hotel I stayed in last night; not because they failed in any way, but because I am afraid of reprisals from them. A lifetime ban for instance. This weekend I wanted to do something special for the kids. Saturday night I took the older two (19 and 15) to PUSAfest …

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