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Sarah Ficke will make sport for you, and laugh at you in her turn. She has channeled her obsession for books into a career as an English professor.

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member since 2.3.02
chapel hill, nc  usa
dob: 12.28.78
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SARAH'S LATEST COLUMN

loving
a part of our speech
4.16.12 : feature!

Loving: Noun
Loving begins as a noun, but not just any noun. Loving is a personal noun; it is something we experience only through the prism of ourselves. We can’t point to the source of love, diagram its location, or dissect it from our body, and yet it is there. Loving is also a noun in the stricter sense: Richard Loving, a white man born in Caroline County, Virginia, in 1933.

Loving: Verb
Loving may begin as a noun, but we know it best as a verb. We recognize love only because we see it in action: caring, sharing, laughing, kissing, touching, soothing, healing, helping, grieving. These actions can shape our lives, yet we can’t trace them to a source. Love – of nature, of creatures, of music – is a mystery in the abstract, but vibrant in reality. Something happens in your spirit, your physical heart might thump, your nerves might jitter, and suddenly that potential for love comes out into the open. That kind of spark caught Richard Loving (noun: white)... 
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RAVES

re: loving

Really excellent piece; well written and a great mirror to today's problems.

re: loving

I love the format of this. As I went down the page, I felt like each section was "Boom! Boom! Pow!" It read like poetry to me.

re: they can do it! and so can you.

Oneathesedays I'll start to blog.

re: from blog to book

I truly hate romance novels.

re: the way we read now

This is so, so well written. Great work.

re: the way we read now

Book lovers of the world, unite!

re: the way we read now

Incredible. Reminded me of my very first column for intrepid, only much better. Great work.

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Everything about this column is superb.

re: the way we read now

This is beautiful and powerful, and I never thought I'd say that about the review of a tech device! Thanks so much for writing it.

re: a masterpiece in pink

Can't agree with you on this one.



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