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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Indie Writers, Readers, and Shopping

WOW! This is my 300th Post! Okay, I’ll start with shopping. I mentioned yesterday that I had to go grocery shopping today. I picked up, tomatoes, green grapes, bananas, strawberries, romaine lettuce, and pichuberries, among other things.  I spent almost $200. Yikes! But with all the fruits and veges being in season and my tortoise wanting …

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Reading, Shopping, Ranting

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Okay, I’m going to start with ranting. I HATE SHOPPING! Clothes shopping. Grocery shopping. Shopping for furniture. Gift shopping. You name it, I hate shopping. And I’m not too fond of salespeople either. Going shopping and having the salesperson right there behind me, makes my blood boil. Sorry, but let me explain. Eight years ago …

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Reading, Reviews, Reviewers

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I want to stick to the reading theme for a couple more blog posts. I am still reading, just not as much as I was, or at least I thought I haven’t been reading as much. 🙂 Currently I am reading two books. The first is; “You, Inc.” by Burke Hedges, which is a self-help …

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Good Morning!

Good morning and Happy Saturday to you. We had an earthquake this morning. It would have been the best wake-up call, if I had been asleep. Better than a ringing phone or a buzzing alarm clock. Earthquakes don’t scare me but scared the crap out of my dogs though. Felt like something slammed into the …

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Houses Without Doors A Review

I know Peter Straub has co-authored with Stephen King, so when I found “Houses Without Doors” by Peter Straub at the book exchange, I thought, “Why not?” And now I wished I hadn’t. “Houses Without Doors” is a collection of thirteen short stories, two of which I found quite disturbing. None of the stories had …

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