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Don’t Do That!

I commented on one of Donald Trump’s posts yesterday. That’s not unusual. I comment on his Twitter feed all the time. What was unusual was that I posted the comment on his Facebook feed. I try to avoid making public … Continue reading

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Goal Check

I still have not finished my 2017 photo album or my 2017 posts. We are now more than halfway through February, and it’s past time to start looking forward rather than backward. Consequently I have decided to push off the … Continue reading

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This Blog Has Changed!

I don’t add new widgets to the blog often, but I added one today. It claims that it will help me track my progress on my novel. I guess we’ll see. As far as widgets go, it’s an intrusive little … Continue reading

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A Bad Dream

Patriot’s Dream by Barbara Michaels Grade: C+ I’m enjoying my Barbara Michaels binge, but I wish that her writing had been more consistent. Patriot’s Dream is not one of her best. I just read it a couple of weeks ago, … Continue reading

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We Can’t Have That

The moment I sit down to work on my novel, I remember something IMPORTANT that I have to look up on the Internet. I cannot look it up later. I must do it now. Now! Because if I don’t, I … Continue reading

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A Haunting in Cornwall

Wait for What Will Come by Barbara Michaels Grade: B In Wait for What Will Come, American Carla Tregellas finds out that she has inherited an ancient mansion in Cornwall. There’s not much money for keeping the place up but, … Continue reading

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Catless

For the first time in 20 years, we are catless. All the doors can be left open, because there are no cats trying to sneak into forbidden areas. Cardboard can be left out with no fear that it will be … Continue reading

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All the Rooms Are Quiet Now

From the day we brought him home with us, Mojo’s snuffly breathing always gave him away. He couldn’t hide from us. We could always hear him even if we couldn’t see him. All we had to do was listen. Until … Continue reading

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Another Haunted House

Here I Stay by Barbara Michaels Grade: C+ A thirty-something woman named Andrea is in a bad financial situation after her teenage brother Jim (whom she has raised) has a terrible, life-altering car crash. What a fortuitous time to inherit … Continue reading

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The Old Man in the Woods

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