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I’m so darned excited.

I’m going to a retreat. You know, like rich people do. It’s in Virginia. I’ll be immersed in books and horses and hounds and… I’m just so darned excited. This is the picture on the Hunt Country Writers website (link … Continue reading

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Word nuggets. And an update.

Parnell Hall (that’s him over there –>) has written some good books. On the back cover of Favor there is this blurb about Hall’s main character, Stanley Hastings; Stanley Hastings, New York P.I., has no gun, no cases, and no … Continue reading

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Meet Mabel

No, that’s not her. Can’t imagine I’d sell a lot of books trying to pass him off as a her. No, this is a picture of a guru, and according to the marketing gurus I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m … Continue reading

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NOTICE: To my legion of followers;

I need to take a month’s leave of absence from my website. I know. You’re all devastated…   …but I have a few of what I think are very good reasons for coming to this decision. First, my website needs … Continue reading

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I shall become pithy.

Only a short time after bragging about how I managed to post every week for a year on my blog, I’ve gone weeks without writing a word. Let this be a lesson to all. Do not brag. It will rebound, … Continue reading

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Friggatriskaidekaphobia is…

…the fear of Friday the 13th. One of the most popular myths in science and is also known as Paraskavedekatriahobia. But it’s no fear of mine. My sister and I were both born on a Friday the 13th, Linda in … Continue reading

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Is YouTube a waste of time?

Nope. Lots of creativity on YouTube, especially in music. And if there’s anything I love more than family, friends, pets, and chocolate, it’s stories set to music. Recently one of my step-sons, from a previous misdemeanor, posted Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s … Continue reading

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My one year stats.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I have recently passed my one year anniversary of blogging. My, how time skitters. But, as it skittered away, time took with it my trepidation of the whole whatever-will-I-write-about worries. I simply write whatever interests me … Continue reading

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Uh oh.

Maple is limping again. Only this time, it’s the other hind leg. The vet warned us this might happen. It’s very common, he said, for dogs over forty pounds, to have Cranial Cruciate Ligament Ruptures in first one leg, and … Continue reading

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For women only. Or…

…men with daughters. In fact, especially for men with daughters. Kate Middleton still looks pregnant. She had His Royal Highness George a few days ago, I don’t remember the exact date, I won’t be sending gifts though I am very … Continue reading

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