AP Only - Gentle Years
 

The only recent reading has been on my part, and that was in Kentucky reading AP US history essays.  This year there were 1250 of us for US, 1100 for English Literature, plus foreign language and calculus teachers (I might have missed some).  Lunch time is like cattle call.  I had an awesome roommate from Mobile, AL and a great table made up of readers from CA (two), CO, NE, TX (there's always one from Texas) and FL.




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    G & Me

    G loves to read history of the American West and loves to watch movies that are western, action, intrigue, comedy.  He doesn't have favorites.  He does not like anything that is musical (though he loves music), romantic, or related to aviation.  His favorite time period is from the Civil War to the turn of the 20th century.

    I am eclectic in my reading but do not like science fiction or police stories.  In movies I like drama best, but also like some of the same things that G does, and I like both romantic movies and those that relate to aviation.  My favorite time periods are probably the 1830s and 1840s, the post-Reconstruction era to the eve of WWI, WWII, and the late 1950s-forward.  My favorite books are Gone With the Wind, My Antonia, All Quiet on the Western Front, A Lantern in Her Hand, and Nigger by Dick Gregory.  My favorite movies are The Memphis Belle, Return to Me, Since You Went Away, Steel Magnolias, Nicholas &  Alexandra, Sometimes in April, and  The Winds of War (there are just so many that this is incomplete) .

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