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Weather for Reading

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We've had crazy weather lately, which is pretty normal for this time of year and of course the weather is at it's worst at the weekends, so not much has been going on in my garden. It has, however, given me more time to snuggle under a blanket and read. I've been taking my time, reading slowly and savoring every word. What's the rush?
I've been reading all kinds of things, but here are two that I thought I would share on my blog as they are related to Libya.

The book Tales from Tripoli - an American Family's Odyssey at a Libyan Boy's School, by Kirsten I. Russell. 

"In the wake of World War II, a new U.S. foreign service program was born. TALES FROM TRIPOLI is a memoir of one American family's experience in that program at the Vocational Agricultural Training Center (VATC), a Libyan boys' school that has since evolved into Libya's foremost educational institution, the University of Tripoli.

Kirsten I. Russell spent most of her childhood at V…