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writing on the wall

It is now in the decay flow 12:11 PM Tuesday afternoon. The sun decided to appear this afternoon. Now it is hot steamy outside. I left the house this morning to visit thrift stores to search for used books to ADD to our library. I found these used books today-

"Fear of Flying" a novel by Erica Jong

"Siam Or The Woman Who Shot A Man" a novel by Lily Tuck

"No one belongs here more than you." Stories by Miranda July

"The Widow's Mite & Other Stories" by Ferrol Sams

"Stanley Elkin's Greatest Hits" Stories by Stanley Elkin

"Mrs. Ted Bliss" a novel by Stanley Elkin

Stanley Elkin

"Kiss Of The Spider Woman" a novel by Manuel Puig Translated from the Spanish by Thomas Colchie

"August Heat" A Crime Novel by Andrea Camilleri Translated by Stephen Sartarelli

"Running In The Family" a memoir by Michael Ondaatje

"Gallatin Canyon" Stories by Thomas McGuane

"The Middle Passages: Impressions of Five Societies-British, French, and Dutch in the West Indies and South America" by V.S. Naipaul

"The Writing on the Wall" a novel by W.D. Wetherell

"[16] But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
[17] And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.
[18] For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil.
[19] The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.
[20] Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not:
[21] Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
[22] But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you.
[23] And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
[24] But I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
[25] At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.
[26] Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
[27] All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.
[28] Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
[29] Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
[30] For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
" Matthew 11:16-30

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