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Black Friday Shopping

Posted by mcm0704 on November 27, 2020 |

Yesterday I took my dog for a walk in a nearby park. It was a pretty day, warm and sunny, and we both enjoyed the outing. Of course, I can’t resist taking a picture or two. As we all know, today is the biggest retail day of the year for most retail stores, but it […]

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Day Before Thanksgiving

Posted by mcm0704 on November 25, 2020 |

When I was a child, we would often go to West Virginia for Thanksgiving. My father would feel the pull to visit his childhood home, and his kinfolk, and my sister and I would go every other year, as dictated in divorce papers. Back then, I didn’t know about divorce papers, or what my mother […]

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The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas Book Blitz

Posted by mcm0704 on November 23, 2020 |

The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas by Jodi Thomas, Sharla Lovelace, and Scarlett Dunn Genre: Romance / Adventure / Anthology Publisher: Kensington Books Date of Publication: October 27, 2020 Number of Pages: 336 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! Just in time for holiday reading pleasure comes this charming collection.  The Lone Star State doesn’t have to […]

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How Smart is a Turkey?

Posted by mcm0704 on November 18, 2020 |

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. That is if you think in terms of calendar corners, since we just have one weekend to go then Turkey Day will be here. The  holiday will be very different this year, thanks to COVID19, and families may not be gathering like in the past. As for my family, […]

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Book Review: The Love Note by Joanna Davidson Politano

Posted by mcm0704 on November 16, 2020 |

Is it a sign of the times, or just my bad luck to read samples of some books, then buy them or get them from NetGalley, only to read a few chapters and give up? Or maybe it’s my state of mind, which really has no name right now. Between my health issues and current […]

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Venerable Movie Houses

Posted by mcm0704 on November 11, 2020 |

Before moving on, I do want to pause a moment to acknowledge all the Veterans across the country. Thank you for your service! In the past, I’ve blogged about all the members of my family who have been in the military and you can read that post HERE if you’d care to. I wrote it […]

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Words of Wisdom

Posted by mcm0704 on November 9, 2020 |

Unfortunately, I don’t see as many pretty colors on trees as Autumn slowly turns to winter. Most of the trees around me have leaves that turn a bit yellow, sometimes with a hint of gold or orange, but the colors aren’t as spectacular as they are in other places. When I take my daily walk […]

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Book Blog Tour Arceli’s Path by Marion Surles

Posted by mcm0704 on November 8, 2020 |

ARACELI’S PATH Among Angels and Devils in Juarez by MARION SURLES Genre: Realistic Fiction / Border Stories / Mature Middle Grade Publisher: Love and Literacy Date of Publication: November 30, 2019 Number of Pages: 145 Scroll down for the giveaway!     Araceli comes from a blended, dysfunctional family held together by the love of […]

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Post-Election Humor

Posted by mcm0704 on November 4, 2020 |

As I write this, we don’t know for sure who has won the elections across the country. Lots of mail-in ballots are still to be counted. I’m still staying away from news for the most part, and I thought a little humor from Slim Randles might be in order. The following is an older post […]

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Fun With Cats

Posted by mcm0704 on November 2, 2020 |

If you’re anything like me, you’re beyond tired of the campaigning, the political crap being flung all around, and the constant dire news. So today, the day before the election here in the U.S., I thought it would be fun to have a Cat Day on my blog again. You who read the blog regularly […]

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