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Applause For Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

Sometime early in the new year, my sister-in-law, Merle, had recommended a great read to me. It was no less than Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch. Here’s an excerpt of Merle’s email to me: I just finished reading The Goldfinch. It … Continue reading

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Dystopian Societies Everywhere

Hubby and I decided to give the “Man of Steel” a whirl recently.  The last Superman installment was disappointing in that the actor, Brandon Routh, although such wonderful eye-candy, was pretty blah on-screen. Not much connection there across the digital … Continue reading

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On The Orphan Master’s Son

I have this long list of books I need and want to read. I promised to start clearing a few during this trip. On the plane, I chose to start with The Orphan Master’s Son an Adam Johnson novel that … Continue reading

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A Short For Otto

This story was inspired by a photo Otto von Munchow used in one of his posts. The story is purely fiction and any resemblance to any real life people is coincidental. I’ve been traveling across what many call the “core” … Continue reading

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Old Checks – A Short Story

  She knew it was time to simplify her life. She owed it to herself, she was convinced. Having more than one home was getting to be too much for her. She would remember a pair of favorite sandals while … Continue reading

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On Writers and Reading

I have always been an avid reader.  I love a good read, whether it’s fiction or someone’s life story.  Ever since my husband gave me an iPad for my birthday when it first came out, I’ve been purchasing e-books and … Continue reading

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