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Friday’s Odds and Ends – Short and Sweet

Posted by mcm0704 on May 30, 2014 |

For the sweet part, why don’t we all have a cup of coffee and a piece of this yummy coffee cake? The cake is really easy to prepare, and I used to make a lot when the kids were young, and it was a family favorite, especially on Christmas and Easter mornings. The recipe used […]

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The Technological Singularity

Posted by mcm0704 on May 28, 2014 |

Please help me welcome Benjamin Dancer as today’s Wednesday’s guest. I forgot to ask what his beverage of choice might be, but he doesn’t seem like a latte or cup of tea kind of guy. Maybe it isn’t too early for just a little nip of scotch. He, and the central character in his book, […]

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Monday Morning Musings – Memorial Day

Posted by mcm0704 on May 26, 2014 |

Here in the U.S. we are celebrating Memorial Day, a day that we honor those who died in service to our country. I thought it would be nice to meet veterans who are remembering their comrades who died in battle. We are quickly approaching the time when there will be no more WWII veterans, so […]

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Book Preview – Patriarch Run by Benjamin Dancer

Posted by mcm0704 on May 25, 2014 |

Patriarch RunBenjamin Dancer Print Length: 314 pagesSimultaneous Device Usage: UnlimitedPublisher: Old Man Press (March 19, 2014)Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.Language: EnglishASIN: B00J49L77S After reading the sample on Amazon, I regret not taking the author up on the offer of a review copy, but when he first contacted me I was so overwhelmed with, well, […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on May 23, 2014 |

Its a beautiful spring day here in East Texas and I was out early picking berries and then I took my dog for a walk. We have to enjoy these spring days before the blast of summer heat hits. Here is a picture of one of my favorite wildflowers. They grow abundantly in my front […]

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Meet Marjorie Brody

Posted by mcm0704 on May 21, 2014 |

Please welcome Marjorie Brody as my Wednesday’s Guest today. I asked her for a quick introduction and she wrote: “I love scuba diving, the theatre, escaping into books, creating characters and stories from a blank page, my husband, our four children, and our five grandchildren—and not necessarily in that order. I met Maryann and her […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on May 19, 2014 |

Actually, its almost Monday afternoon musings. The morning almost got away from me before I started this post. As I shared on Friday, I was out of town over the weekend to celebrate my daughter’s graduation and got home late in the afternoon yesterday. That meant that this morning I had to finish unpacking, put […]

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Book Review – Twisted by Marjorie Brody

Posted by mcm0704 on May 18, 2014 |

  TwistedMarjorie Brody Paperback: 252 pagesPublisher: Bell Bridge Books (March 1, 2013)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 161194256XISBN-13: 978-1611942569Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches In this thoughtful story we meet Sarah Hausman, a teen who has been traumatized by a rape and thinks she must pretend it didn’t happen, and she absolutely can not tell her parents. […]

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Not What You Expected

Posted by mcm0704 on May 16, 2014 |

I’m traveling again this weekend – right after my five minutes of fame on television – so I am preparing this in advance. It’s always nice to have something posted on the days I say I am going to post. (smile) Today I want to honor my daughter, Anjanette, who now likes to be called […]

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Pigtails? Curls? Perms?

Posted by mcm0704 on May 14, 2014 |

Please welcome Becky Lewellen Povich as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the author of the memoir, From Pigtails to Chin Hairs, that I reviewed on Sunday. Today, Becky has quite a hairstyle dilemma, so maybe we can help her out. Grab a donut and a cup of coffee and read on…. When I was a […]

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