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Our Governement Dollars at Work

Posted by mcm0704 on March 13, 2010 |

I’m still trying to figure out when “streamlining the federal budget” is going to start happening. If I recall correctly, President Obama had that as one of his campaign promises. So I wish he would talk to the folks who are handling the census and do a little streamlining there. We don’t need a letter […]

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Honor Long Overdue

Posted by mcm0704 on March 12, 2010 |

I was delighted yesterday to see a news report showing the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) of World War II receiving the Congressional Gold Medal for their service. This was something those courageous women deserved and never received for too many years. I was not familiar with the WASPs until a dear friend, Marianne Verges, […]

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Memoir Review

Posted by mcm0704 on March 10, 2010 |

Not too long ago I received a review copy of The View from Brindley Mountain, A Memoir of the Rural South. I was anxious to read it for a lot of reasons. First, because I have been reading a lot of memoirs lately to get a feel for how they are written as I work […]

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Monday Morning Fun

Posted by mcm0704 on March 8, 2010 |

It’s been a while sine my friend Tracy Farr appeared on the blog. He has been busy trying to keep up with his goats.. ‘The Great Goat Escape’ – a present-day adventure There was a time when I had no goats. There was a time when I was a boring and pathetic excuse for a […]

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Catching Up

Posted by mcm0704 on March 5, 2010 |

First of all, since I was out of town when the Blog Carnival ended on Feb 28th, I want to announce the winner of a copy of my book, Play It Again, Sam. The Carnival was held by Classic Romance Revival and each of the participating authors chose a winner from the visitors to her […]

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Whose Ball is It?

Posted by mcm0704 on March 3, 2010 |

A couple of weeks ago I posted an excerpt about soccer from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. A number of readers responded to the story of beginner soccer players and how much fun it is to watch, and the readers asked if I would be posting more soccer stories. There […]

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Government For the People, Not the Party

Posted by mcm0704 on March 1, 2010 |

Alex Massie, a British journalist, recently wrote an insightful column about the fact that our current government is less than competent. Far less than competent. His article was printed in the Dallas Morning News, but first appeared at ForeignPolicy.com. Massie started his essay by mentioning the fact that pressure was put on FDR to restrict […]

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