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Some Monday Fun

“Sometimes a Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… Some… who so worry about the next world, they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird A friend …

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Book Review: Riveting Suspense – How I’ll Kill You

This is a book that I just finished reading, thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC. Other than the books I read for Lone Star Literary Life, I don’t often finish a book and feel this compelled to write a review. But here goes. I hope you enjoy reading the review, and if …

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Countries in Mourning

Twenty-one years ago today, terrorism hit the United States in the biggest attack ever. That was long enough ago that some people have let memories fade, others have no memory of the attacks at all. But like other horrific incidents in history, 9/11 should not be forgotten. From the website, is this brief overview: …

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Despicable: To Be or Not to Be

It’s true. I really am turning into the same kind of curmudgeon as my grandfather who used to throw his slippers at the TV or radio when there was some news item that stirred his ire, as well as a few chosen words. That’s the way I’ve felt too often in the last few years …

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When Hot is Too Hot

This is a perfect offering from Slim Randles to share on the blog today. It’s roasting here in Texas and has been for several weeks. No rain for several weeks, either, with none in sight. And of course there is no global warming. Sigh… Anyway, it’s too hot to rant about anything, even though the …

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Happy Birthday to Me

Normally for the Fourth of July I post something fun and patriotic, but my patriotism is really lagging right now. After a week of stunning Supreme Court decisions taking away women’s rights to their own body, hampering the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to control power plant emissions, reducing the separation of state and church by …

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Monday Morning Musing

One of these weeks, months, I’ll get back to a regular working routine. As of today, time on the keyboard is still limited. Some things I can dictate, like work on my book, but I’ve always needed to punch the keys for updating the blog. Goes back to my newspaper days when I wrote columns …

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