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Books and thoughts

One of my dear friends loves to read YA novels and frequently suggests titles to me. I don’t care who the target audience is, if it’s a good story and well written, I’ll read it. I started reading a series … Continue reading

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is it over yet?

Christmas, the semester, the hot mess in Washington? Just be over with all this mess and move on? Today was “just ignore it all ” day. Maverick and I walked in the rain. We got completely drenched and had the … Continue reading

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Dear Amazon

you are not my friend I think I have a problem It’s not hoarding if you actually read the books, is it? I mean, okay, the TBR pile is 12 deep in this room but I WILL read them all. … Continue reading

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Holiday blues

They’ve hit hard this year. I’m not sure why this year is worse than others, last year was darkened by the sudden death of my brother in law but even then I wasn’t nearly as sad as I am this … Continue reading

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Catching a cold and other fun stuff

It’s bad enough to be catching a cold – WHERE THE HELL IS MY VITAMIN C?????????? – but hubby is right there beside me, sniffing and sneezing and he won’t take THE DAMNED VITAMIN C! Maverick thinks that this is … Continue reading

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Things I don’t understand

Why did I write out detailed directions for a semester long project, and make sure those directions are in at least three places in the course, only to have students turn in anything but what those directions tell them to … Continue reading

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It’s a smaller place than we think

I can’t remember how many years ago I started following this lovely blogger https://rachelmankowitz.com/. She has introduced me to more than a few wonderful things over time, and tonight was another of those times – with a post she wrote … Continue reading

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The demise of an American Icon

My husband retired this week He spent 28 years working for Harley-Davidson The first time we met, he drove past the plant and told me proudly that he’d worked there for 14 years. Later we went out and fed the … Continue reading

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Early mornings

I am a confirmed night owl, have been since I can remember, although my mother would often tell me that when I was a wee thing, I would insist my father get me up when he got up at the … Continue reading

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A shameless plug

One of my dear friends just started a blog https://steven-speaks.com/?%3F%3F and you really need to follow her. 🙂

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