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Tag Archives: books

Favourite Things

Since I’m not working at the moment, and because I’ve had some recent discussions relating to favourite things and recommendations, I’m adding something a bit different to these pages. From time to time, in addition to some of the book recommendations I have shared, I’m going to add an occasional post about some of my […]

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Do you know your rights as a writer or as an artist? If you are not a writer, illustrator, photographer, artist, musician, do you know how NOT to infringe on those rights? I’ve written posts before about photographer’s rights, but as a writer as well, I am amazed at how people give no value at […]

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For the Weekend

(sorry only the text portion of this post remains; photographs have been removed) A few posts ago, I shared a photo of a novel I was reading, Resistance. It was excellent! and I highly recommend it — actually anything by Anita Shreve is well worth reading. Currently my bookmark is resting between the pages of […]

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“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” ~Paul Sweeney I know this feeling so very well. “The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.” ~Andrew Ross “The […]

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Get Fired Up!

Earlier today I stopped in at my friend Karen’s place to pick up two autographed copies of her most recent novel, Summer of Fire. I have two teenage nieces that we’ll be seeing on Christmas Eve and wanted to have a gift for each of them. I immediately knew I’d give them each a copy […]

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Taking Photos of Your Dog / Pet (Rewind Wednesday)

Kelly and Victoria at Design Ties are beginning a concept called Rewind Wednesday. The idea is to spend more time enjoying summer (away from the computer) therefore replaying a post from the archives on this day. I’ve decided to participate with their inaugural Rewind Wednesday. TAKING PICTURES OF YOUR DOG / PET (from April 7, […]

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