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Meet Susan Mary Malone

Posted by mcm0704 on February 27, 2013 |

Please welcome Susan Malone to It’s Not All Gravy as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. Susan is an author, editor and a regular guest at The Blood Red Pencil.  I am so happy to have her here today as she shares a bit about family and writing with a family member. Thank you for inviting me to […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on February 25, 2013 |

I’m happy to be part of a cover reveal for Laura Eno’s upcoming book Jewel of Shaylar. This is a terrific cover and proves once again the importance of a truly great cover. Here is a bit about the book:   Archaeologist David Alexander investigates the cave where his father disappeared and hurtles into another […]

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Book Review – What’s Wrong WIth My Family by Gary L. Malone MD and Susan Mary Malone

Posted by mcm0704 on February 24, 2013 |

What’s Wrong With My Family? And How to Live Your Best Life AnywayGary L. Malone & Susan Mary Malone Paperback: 172 pagesPublisher: Authorlink (January 7, 2013)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1928704425ISBN-13: 978-1928704423 This book opens with a quote from Viktor Frankl, from his wonderful book Man’s Search for Meaning. “Everything can be taken from a man but one […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 22, 2013 |

Kudos to the 89-year-old woman who has been broadcasting for blind listeners for seven years in North Texas. Adell Campbell has a general-interest program, The Eyes of North Texas, that has about 2,000  subscribers. The show,  which is broadcast twice a week, 9 a.m. on Monday and 11 a.m. on Saturday, is on North Texas […]

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Fracturing Words

Posted by mcm0704 on February 20, 2013 |

Today’s Wednesday Guest, Slim Randles, brings us another glimpse into the lives of the crew down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop. If you can figure out what some of the crazy words mean, let me know.   If you are looking for some good e-books to read, check out the featured books at Julie Kenner’s […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on February 18, 2013 |

If you enjoy the etymology of words, you might like to see how Debby Harris explains “fantasy” at The Blood Red Pencil. I did not know some of the connotations of that word. A couple of weeks ago I read a story by Kathleen Parker about a woman from Burma, Zin Mar Aung who was […]

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Book Review – Shelter by Harlan Coben

Posted by mcm0704 on February 17, 2013 |

 ShelterHarlan Coben Age Range: 12 and upPaperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Speak; Reprint edition (August 21, 2012)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0142422037ISBN-13: 978-0142422038 First I have to say that I am a huge Coben fan, and have read almost all of his books and enjoyed them a lot. I have always liked Myron Bolitar as a character and was intrigued […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 15, 2013 |

This will be a short post, as I woke up not feeling well this morning. It is a cold, nasty day here in my part of the world, so I see hot tea and an afghan in my near future. Maybe not in a cup as pretty as that one. I’m more of a mug […]

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Wednesday’s Guest – Cupid

Posted by mcm0704 on February 13, 2013 |

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought we should visit a bit with Cupid today, if he is not too busy to answer a few questions. But before I flag him down, I want to let you know that my friend Slim Randles is sharing some of his thoughts on love and Valentine’s Day over […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on February 11, 2013 |

Recently I read an interesting article in The Dallas Morning News written by Emily Esfahani Smith, an associate editor at The New Criterion, about happiness. We all know the importance of happiness in our lives. We strive for it every day, but happiness is not all we should be looking for. In her article, Smith […]

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