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Dogs Are, Well, Great

Let’s all take a moment to stop what we are doing and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr as we commemorate his birthday today. If only his dream of equality and justice for all could come true for people of color everywhere. In years past, I’ve written about Dr. King and his legacy here on …

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#Fridayreads – Commentary and Humor

Something to make us smile before the heavy stuff. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Remembering January 6th. This from NBC News in Washington “Two years after the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, faith leaders, lawmakers and those who defended the U.S. Capitol will gather in Washington, D.C., to reflect on events that are still reverberating through the country’s political and judicial …

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All I Want For Christmas…

Since Christmas is fast approaching, faster than my preparations are going, I’m going to let Slim Randles entertain you, while I dash off to bake some cookies. Mine won’t be quite as pretty as these, but I’ll do my best. This post from Slim is a repeat of one from a few years ago, but …

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Book Recommendation and More

Since winter is closing in, I thought a picture of a pretty flower would brighten what is otherwise a cloudy day here in my corner of the world. Somebody posted this on Twitter the other day, and it so perfectly says something about me. It took me a long time to realize that the trigeminal …

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Post-Thanksgiving Thoughts

Happy Day after Thanksgiving and Black Friday and all that. Lots of folks have been out and about, shopping for the great bargains, and better them than me. I’ve been happy to be home, reading a good book and eating yummy leftovers from our feast yesterday. I’ve been reading No Strangers Here by Carlene O’Connor, …

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Blog Tour: Connected by Seema Desai

CONNECTEDDISCOVERING YOUR INNER GUIDESA Kid’s Guide to Navigating Their EmotionsbySEEMA DESAIIllustrated by James Ballance Children’s Book / Self-Help / Mindfulness / ParentingPublisher: The Jai JaisPage Count: 56 pagesPublication Date: February 3, 2022 Scroll down for a giveaway! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Connected is all about teaching kids and their families how to navigate their emotions. It is a practical guide …

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Winter Wonderland

Even though Winter doesn’t officially start until December 21, it’s already making itself known in many parts of the country. A friend in Montana has been posting pictures and weather updates on Twitter every morning, and it is bitter cold there. Temps in the single digits. And snow. Lots of snow falling almost every day …

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Book Tour & #Giveaway: Targeted

TARGETED: Three Romantic Suspense Novellas byLynette Eason, Lynn H. Blackburn, and Natalie Walters Christian / Suspense / Romance / NovellasPublisher: Revell *** 368 pagesPublication Date: November 1, 2022 ***** SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! ***** ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ***** ABOUT THE BOOK ***** Get ready for triple the excitement, intrigue, and romance with three heart-stopping stories from your favorite …

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Nothing Quite as Nice as an Evening in the Country

While I always enjoy Slim Randles’ humor, there’s something special about his essays, in which he takes reflective look at live in a poetic way. This one about country evenings is a keeper. Enjoy… But first a treat. I don’t think it’s too soon for testing the pumpkin pies many of us will be serving …

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Book Blog Tour and #Giveaway

LIBERTY BELLAnd TheLAST AMERICANbyJames Stoddard Alternative History / Science FictionPublication Date: April 4, 2021 *** 347 pages SCROLL DOWN FOR A GIVEAWAY! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Americans love their Constitution. In seventeen-year-old Liberty Bell’s era it has become a myth. Centuries after the Great Blackout obliterates the world’s digitized information, America’s history is forgotten. Only confused legends remain, written …

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