Monthly Archives: September 2014

Shopping While Not Paying is Bliss

Today I dropped my teenaged daughter off at the salon for her hair appointment. After ensuring that she was clear on her percents so that she wouldn’t again overpay the tip, I zipped off to my mother’s house for a visit. This was an expense SHE was incurring. Yippee! Less than two hours later, I […]

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Book Review: Terms and Conditions: A Novel* by Robert Glancy

There are no new stories* *The same stories are told in different ways. This is surely the case with Robert Glancy’s,┬áTerms and Conditions.┬áMan is disenchanted with life so he grasps at a second chance. His novel kept me turning pages because of the form in which he told this story very familiar story.* Every page […]

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Almost the First Day of Autumn

The countdown is on until the first day of autumn and also…my birthday on September 22. Yippee! It’s no wonder that fall is my favorite time of the year. The hues of browns, auburns, oranges, and yellows accompanied by the slight chill in the air, harvest festivals, hayrides, football, soup, pumpkin bread, the start of […]

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Book Review: Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld

Pair self-actualization with punctuation and you can’t go wrong, right? Right! I absolutely loved this coming of age story for the punctuation mark, exclamation mark, who doesn’t quite fit in with his family full of periods. He sticks out–literally–except when he is sleeping. He tries to hide what makes him different but it just doesn’t […]

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Poem: Royal Flush

i’mma little country girl livin’ inna city world shrugged at all my dreams now just wanna make some cheese… and answer directional questions

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