Monthly Archives: May 2014

Happy Mother’s Day!

This little girl grew up to be a mother of eight kids.  Why this didn’t unhinge her (more) I don’t know.  One child changed my life and how I see the world.  Imagine eight! She tried and mastered every sort … Continue reading

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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to King’s 1977 novel The Shining.  Ignoring film versions of the story, The Shining remains for me one of the best and scariest King novels. King excels at putting good, plain people in the way … Continue reading

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Locus Magazine Nominees

Locus is a long running magazine devoted to science fiction and fantasy.   It is filled with reviews and author interviews.  http://www.locusmag.com/ Snared from their page: The Locus Awards are presented to winners of Locus Magazine‘s annual readers’ poll, which was … Continue reading

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Beagles On A Rainy Day, Or, How To Be Relaxed In This Life

As promised, more Beagle pictures!  While I read Seven for a Secret by Lindsay Faye on this rainy day, the Beagles ponder the inside of their eyelids.

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Housekeeping

I removed a few long-not-updated blogs from the roll and have some on my list to add.  I pondered breaking the blogs up into categories such as Books and Authors, Cooking and Baking. So inspiring!  It’s a putzy thing to … Continue reading

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Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts

I ventured out into the world yesterday, further than Rainbow!  I have never been to the event Art in Bloom before and haven’t been to the Institute in years.  I wasn’t certain what to expect. You wander through the museum … Continue reading

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