Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Forgotten (Season Premier)

This is one of the new television series that I thought looked promising. As it turned out, it was a good mystery show. The volunteers of the “Forgotten Network” pick up where the Chicago police are forced to leave off … Continue reading

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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

This wonderful sequel to Suzanne Collins “The Hunger Games” finds Katniss and Peeta living in the Victor’s Village along with Haymitch, their drunken mentor. Katniss tries to live as she always did, sneaking out into the forest, hunting and trading … Continue reading

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Survivor Samoa Episode 1: The Devil and the Deep Blue Innocents

SHE’S OUTTA HERE! We’re off to a great start. Tribes had already been split up by the time they got to the island and the first order of business was to have each group vote for a leader. They didn’t … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Keep by William Kent Krueger

I happened to have had the opportunity to read all day long today. Lucky I had my copy of Heaven’s Keep by William Kent Krueger along. Krueger’s books are always beautiful, thoughtful and suspenseful. This one is that, plus it’s … Continue reading

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Pretzel Jello…eeek!

I’ve just started helping with donations. Ladies Church Cookbooks are hot items for the booksale, I’m betting, because of recipes like this: 1 1/2 cup crushed pretzels1/2 cup melted margarine Mix margarine and pretzels together and press in 9X13 pan. … Continue reading

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Which Betsy-Tacy Character Are You?

Via the Book Club Girl Blog, one of those irresistible quizzes. Which Betsy-Tacy character are you? Your Result: Betsy Ray   As a child, Betsy is lively and imaginative, a story-teller and a ring-leader. As she grows up, Betsy is … Continue reading

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Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

This month’s local mystery book group selection was Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow. Though it was published in 1987, it is not dated in any way. The essence of the story is that a female prosecutor has been found dead … Continue reading

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