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The Room in the Elephant

I’m not entirely sure why, but I’ve had the desire for some time to visit Lucy the Elephant, a building on the shore in Margate, New Jersey. Beth had gone before, but I was doing something else that day. When … Continue reading

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Jump for the Hump

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Disney’s 1996 animated film is loosely based on the book Notre Dame de Paris, by Victor Hugo. I haven’t read the book, but my wife has, and both she and Wikipedia note a lot … Continue reading

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Can’t Keep Valjean Down

Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo – This is my wife‘s favorite book, and I told her some time ago that I’d read it. Actually, I started to a few years back, but didn’t get very far. Recently, however, I started … Continue reading

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