Author Archives: Roland Bailey

Finished Harry Potter series; seven books in seven weeks

Yesterday I finished the final volume, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.   It took me exactly seven weeks to read the seven volumes. I’m still absorbing everything in the last book.  It was very absorbing and satisfying.

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Started “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”

Yesterday I finished the sixth volume, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. and started Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  I found volume six to be my favorite so far.  I liked the way it delved into Voldemort’s origins.  The results … Continue reading

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Started Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

I have finished the fifth volume,  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and started Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. That will leave Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Starting fifth Harry Potter novel

Just finished the fourth volume Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  It got pretty intense at times.  This morning I visited the Vanderbilt University library and checked out the last three volumes:  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, … Continue reading

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Just paid granddaughter’s tuition for the fall!

This fall, my six year old granddaughter Lindley will continue weekly violin lessons with Deedee Besser.  Deedee teaches at Belmont Academy, a part of Belmont University School of Music. Lindley started this summer in “Pre-Twinkle” and has made excellent progress!  We … Continue reading

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Reading Harry Potter – started 4th novel last night

I have finished the first three Harry Potter novels, and I must say they are very engrossing.  It is hard for me to put them down.  Even though they are written for a younger age group, I still find them … Continue reading

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Reading Harry Potter

Tuesday we went to the Vanderbilt University library and I checked out the first volume of Harry Potter, which is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The original British title is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. I have never … Continue reading

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RIP Bobobo

Bobobo, American Staffordshire Terrier, dead at 5 ½ due to cancer, lymphoma in the spleen and digestive tract. We only found out five weeks ago and the cancer did not respond to chemotherapy. We miss him terribly.

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Busy summer so far

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