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Nick Senger @nsenger Spokane, WA

Principal of @SJVSpokane Catholic School; Deacon; NCEA Distinguished Teacher; voracious reader

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On page 50 of 242 of The King of Elfland's Daughter, by Lord Dunsany https://t.co/xsJYvoYN0N
1/21
2020
Classics Club #32: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevesky #ccbookreviews https://t.co/YTePLrIEp6 https://t.co/KW4Tqb30ZXFinished with Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky https://t.co/DnIrDo617j"The part of the room behind the columns, where on one side stood the high mahogany bedstead under a silk canopy an… https://t.co/owcsKSWQuD
1/20
2020
Jason at Literature Frenzy joins us in #DealMeIn2020! To date, 2020 deal me in participants are scheduled to read o… https://t.co/EQmODwTm5k
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1/19
2020
If you like outdoor photography, check out these beautiful photos by Darren Foltinek at Frontrange Imaging: https://t.co/r7nkk0DXs9“The term of human life is fixed,” said an elderly cleric to a lady who had sat down beside him and was naively lis… https://t.co/9sOoddiGWv
1/18
2020
"...as he threw back his shoulders, held out his bent arms and beat time with them, turned out his toes and lightly… https://t.co/wywb4fGJZI
1/17
2020
"It’s all in God’s hands: you may die in your bed, or God may spare you in battle...” Chapter 16 #warandpeacereadalong
1/16
2020
"The time had come, as always before a large dinner party, when the assembled guests...avoid starting any long conv… https://t.co/CuixNEXeQO
1/15
2020
They wept because they were friends, because they were both kindhearted, because, having been friends from childhoo… https://t.co/oW3xNW6M65
1/14
2020
War and Peace Chapter-a-Day Read-along Comment Post – Week 2 #warandpeacereadalong https://t.co/I8Vr15vWra https://t.co/Qz1s7YSPsZ"As often happens in youth, especially when one leads a lonely life, he felt an unaccountable tenderness for this y… https://t.co/PuIfgzlxBg
1/13
2020
It's week 2 of #DealMeIn2020 and I drew the 10♥, "Antique" by Hal Ellson. Depressing and bleak. 1963. https://t.co/F6j3iiWU5r“Try to serve well and prove yourself worthy...” Chapter 12 #warandpeacereadalong
1/12
2020
Finished with The Liturgical Year Volume 1, by Adrien Nocent https://t.co/G7vqGKc3QV"When my son’s fate is at stake, people may think what they will of me, it’s really all the same to me." Chapter 11 #warandpeacereadalong
1/11
2020
It's not too late to join the #warandpeacereadalong We are only 10 short chapters into the book. https://t.co/RQ3b28JwC7 @TomArceneaux Wow, thanks for the kind words, Tom. I, too, have been inspired by you, Rick, and all those who have… https://t.co/U8Ex9ke71X"Natasha was about to call him but changed her mind. 'Let him look for me,' she thought." Chapter 10 #warandpeacereadalong
1/10
2020
"Her fluidity of movement, the softness and flexibility of her small limbs, and a certain coyness and reticence of… https://t.co/Orj8Oou7AB
1/9
2020
"Meanwhile, the other members of the younger generation...had all taken seats in the drawing room and were obviousl… https://t.co/TPDxARFKvK
1/8
2020
4% done with War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy https://t.co/Ye3W1fkUIi"...he returned to the drawing room and, with the air of a man who loves life and knows how to live, drew up a chai… https://t.co/wSEvXH1oz947% done with Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky https://t.co/pVVeMX2qY2
1/7
2020
"I don’t understand it, I simply do not understand why men can’t get along without war." Chapter 6 #warandpeacereadalongWar and Peace Chapter-a-Day Read-along Comment Post - Week 1: Book I, Part I, Chapters 1-5 #warandpeacereadalonghttps://t.co/tWgnfbtpwX
1/6
2020
Great post about the #warandpeacereadalong and Tolstoy's ability to bring characters to life in our imaginations. https://t.co/a0dn3tKObrFirst #DealMeIn2020 read of the year was the 2♣, "Drawer 14" by Talmage Powell! Set in a city morgue, this eerily h… https://t.co/f3UTC7Men7“If everyone fought only for his own convictions, there would be no wars,” he said. “And what a splendid thing tha… https://t.co/azPzWHLqBa
1/5
2020
"...he could see by her manner that she was one of those women who, having made up their minds—particularly if they… https://t.co/YujOMcA3HKThe Professor! #TolkienBirthdayToast https://t.co/gy9AahPqZ2
1/4
2020
"Nothing is so important for a young man as the company of clever women." Chapter 3 #warandpeacereadalong
1/3
2020
"After being in her company and talking to her for a while, old men and somber, apathetic young men felt themselves… https://t.co/CC9f3gVgwf @Denise205 Awesome! So glad you’re joining!
1/2
2020
Starting War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy https://t.co/DPWhdPAdWX“How can one be well—when suffering morally? Do you think it is possible, if one has any feeling, to remain calm in… https://t.co/PVBtWyxQM9
1/1
2019
My Favorite Reads of 2019 https://t.co/SOREEBJKI7 https://t.co/RKWtR1aXym2019 Chapter-a-Day Read-along Wrap Up #curiosityshopreadalong #donquixotereadalong #montecristoreadalonghttps://t.co/mrYNRYHGx7Finished with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/szX23t8GNl"Such are the changes which a few years bring about, and so do things pass away, like a tale that is told!" Chapter… https://t.co/SEvvFUNCOs
12/31
2019
Finished with The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole https://t.co/bJzaVfj5M4 @Bibliophilopoly I’m glad you’re going to try it! The chapters are short enough that a week’s worth can be read in… https://t.co/GAfLMd6cYl23% done with The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole https://t.co/GMvI0FFldt"A whisper went about among the oldest, that she had seen and talked with angels..." Chapter 72… https://t.co/kCy7LZXzuNPreparing for the War and Peace Chapter-a-Day Read-along #warandpeacereadalong https://t.co/sPxPOYtfIq https://t.co/wuwe6PZsZZ
12/30
2019
"...it is not on earth that Heaven’s justice ends." Chapter 71 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/kvELn8dP3mI finally caught up and finished this year's challenge, and will be in for my 4th year of the Deal Me In Challenge! https://t.co/D8XEvzKLoaFinished with 75 Short Masterpieces, by Roger B. Goodman https://t.co/T6YQc9oukYAfter a mini-short story marathon to catch up for missed weeks, I have finally reached week 52 and drew the final c… https://t.co/F7EJhr8FfNIt's week 51 and I drew the 4♥ and read "Truth and Consequences" by Brendan Gill and "The Disabled Soldier" by Oliv… https://t.co/T5VZn2mtM9Two terrific stories for week 50 of #dealmein2019 when I drew the 2♠, "The Shepherd's Daughter" by William Saroyan… https://t.co/tqFVngIOSNFor week 49 of #dealmein2019 I drew 6♣ and read "The Fiddler" by Herman Melville and "The Pearl of Toledo" by Prosp… https://t.co/vxAIIogVbUA little dark humor for #dealmein2019 after drawing 9♣ "How the Devil Lost His Pancho" by Ricardo Palma to make up… https://t.co/vLrlFHeenlUp to week 47, and I drew Q♦ "The Riddle" by Walter de la Mare #dealmein2019 Often anthologized fairy-tale type sto… https://t.co/g4D990QPT3Two heavy stories for week 46 of #dealmein2019 after drawing 5♦: "I See You Never" by Ray Bradbury and "The Lottery… https://t.co/1rmqQgA6mZCatching up to week 45 of #dealmein2019 and just read "God" by Eugene Ivanovich Zamiatin after drawing the 10♠. Ble… https://t.co/bcsyXSURUXI will finish #dealmein2019 I swear! Catching up tonight and tomorrow, if necessary. Just drew the 9♦ “The Upturned… https://t.co/bcRf0oCROm @INeveenBadr We would love to have you join!#Winding Up the Week #101 https://t.co/kLdkZmX0Ld via @gaiabird1 #books #reading @nsenger @anzlitlovers @JulzReadshttps://t.co/Sf8WuLAXsK
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12/29
2019
"The flakes fell fast and thick, soon covering the ground some inches deep, and spreading abroad a solemn stillness… https://t.co/dgqrFOpiOk
12/28
2019
‘Are you a good listener?’ ‘Like most other men, I suppose,’ returned Mr. Garland, smiling. ‘I can be, if I am int… https://t.co/50eTZBmyMH
12/27
2019
"There is one friend he has not seen yet, and...Kit takes the first opportunity of slipping away and hurrying to th… https://t.co/HbrUeendaZ
12/26
2019
"It was a day to be at home, crowding about the fire...and to love a warm hearth more than ever." Chapter 67… https://t.co/mFRIMbNhov
12/25
2019
"...she was a very unpromising and unyielding subject—that she was of a kind of brass not easily melted or moulded… https://t.co/f8okjdcFQv
12/24
2019
"Oh please drive on, sir—don’t stop—and go towards the City, will you? And oh do please make haste, because it’s of… https://t.co/9DjXXopNJV
12/23
2019
"Yes; playing cribbage with herself at the table. There she sat, intent upon her game,...shuffling the cards, cutti… https://t.co/tx7birdqRh
12/22
2019
58% done with The Liturgical Year Volume 1, by Adrien Nocent https://t.co/AMFcN4WJ2x85% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/TVbAH3NUvi"...if they thought I had ever been dishonest, when they grew old enough to understand, it would break my heart to… https://t.co/Mgfpll3RYt
12/21
2019
"...staring, with ludicrous surprise and dismay, at a great, goggle-eyed, blunt-nosed figure-head of some old ship,… https://t.co/3S5EA90EEb
12/20
2019
"...the world would do well to reflect, that injustice is in itself, to every generous and properly constituted min… https://t.co/B29hnUQ1rN
12/19
2019
'I shall want you to come along with us, Mr. Brass, and the—’ he looked at Miss Sally as if in some doubt whether s… https://t.co/jteSyhX6cG @Bibliophilopoly We are a very relaxed group, no pressure to stay on schedule. Read ahead or only every so often, whatever your life allows.
12/18
2019
"A harder-working woman or a better mother never lived, Sir." Chapter 59 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/R82PqdmwTq
12/17
2019
Here it is, chapter-a-day read-along friends, the new read-along for 2020, War and Peace! https://t.co/sf1HcuUbXFhttps://t.co/44PTWZH5CnAnnouncing the 2020 War and Peace Chapter-a-Day Read-along #warandpeacereadalong https://t.co/sf1HcuCB67 https://t.co/btNtDbVdiQ"...he now drew a little table to his bedside, and arranging the light and a small oblong music-book to the best ad… https://t.co/IbWfTeHMX5For my #curiosityshopreadalong friends: Who's in for next year? I'm currently working on the announcement for the 2… https://t.co/s5RrcFAnez
12/16
2019
7% done with The Ascent to Truth, by Thomas Merton https://t.co/avx6V4ly2j"Honesty is the best policy. I always find it so myself. I lost forty-seven pound ten by being honest this morning.… https://t.co/62vkPdllMm
12/15
2019
75% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/oK5D7TPHtj"It’s a pleasant world we live in sir, a very pleasant world. There are bad people in it, Mr. Richard, but if there… https://t.co/n68Qhy9AKf
12/14
2019
"...the child yearned to be out of doors, and walking in her solemn garden." Chapter 55 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/7HQ5Gtjsyh
12/13
2019
"See here, dear grandfather, we’ll make this place our garden—why not! It is a very good one—and tomorrow we’ll beg… https://t.co/anLFoF93yd
12/12
2019
"She took a Bible from the shelf, and read; then, laying it down, thought of the summer days and the bright springt… https://t.co/4C84GNXI3iI enjoyed being with the deacons of our diocese and their wives last night for Evening Prayer and an Advent dinner.… https://t.co/5uzCZQ8yAz
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12/11
2019
"A change had been gradually stealing over her, in the time of her loneliness and sorrow. With failing strength and… https://t.co/X2Pe7e6Kxg
12/10
2019
"‘Come to the point,’ said Miss Sally, ‘and don’t talk so much.’" Chapter 51 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/DFK4olwsWY
12/9
2019
"...he lighted his pipe, and smoked against the chimney until nothing of him was visible through the mist but a pai… https://t.co/ljj1PhQ51a
12/8
2019
"'One minute we are here’—holding his tumbler before his eyes—‘the next we are there’—gulping down its contents, an… https://t.co/gfoS4Qk0Tt
12/7
2019
65% done with The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens https://t.co/0FbQMMXYid"...popular rumour, unlike the rolling stone of the proverb, is one which gathers a deal of moss in its wanderings… https://t.co/G80hCkHUD8
12/6
2019
"Anything that makes a noise is satisfactory to a crowd." Chapter 47 #curiosityshopreadalong https://t.co/1GbdR3Jm4B
12/5
2019
"...the hardest and best-borne trials are those which are never chronicled in any earthly record, and are suffered… https://t.co/Hpy0qjRq4i
12/4
2019
"So very weak and spent, she felt, so very calm and unresisting, that she had no thought of any wants of her own, b… https://t.co/njcF7WmdBP
12/3
2019
"In the public walks and lounges of a town, people go to see and to be seen, and there the same expression, with li… https://t.co/VtnOfuigDC
12/2
2019

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