Daily Archives: April 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher, UKs only female Prime Minister, dead at 87

The BBC reports that Lady Margaret Thatcher has died at age 87 of a stroke. The daughter of a grocer, Thatcher served as PM from 1979 to 1991. Reaction across the web was typical, and can be summed up with … Continue reading

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I hate Mondays open thread

I’ve had my nose in a good book for most of my waking hours since Saturday night. Are any of you familiar with Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series? I was just introduced and now I’m hooked. Needless to say, when … Continue reading

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