Monthly Archives: September 2012

Writing From Prompts

Our Friendly Writers’ group shares pieces we write from prompts. Here is my piece for this week. Hope you like it.  If you like to write from prompts, maybe you would like to send me a short piece on the … Continue reading

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I Love Restaurants

Don’t you just love going out to dinner? Or lunch? Some of in Sudden Valley, Bellingham, belong to an Out-to-Lunch group.  Once a month or so we go out to lunch at a local restaurant. Sometimes it is a newly … Continue reading

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Book Review: History Lessons

History Lessons by Jennifer Mueller. www.jennifermuellerbooks.com. Jennifer Mueller writes romance and erotic romance. History Lessons is the first one of Jennifer’s books I have read and I am very impressed on many levels. The writing is easy reading, leading you … Continue reading

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Comfort Foods

Comfort foods are defined as foods that provide a sense of well-being or nostalgia.  To me, comfort foods are just what my family would consider everyday meals: meatloaf, stews, pot roast, fried chicken or chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, green beans, … Continue reading

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Lower Class, Middle Class, Greedy Class?

What do we mean by upper, middle, lower class?  It’s complicated. Really. There is so much in the news, in the political news, about the 1% or the 99% (and the 47%?) that I thought we should do a little … Continue reading

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On Time, In Time, Good Time

There are so many aspects to the very word: Time. My memoir is called Borrowed Time, because I consider that I have been living on borrowed time my entire life. I am now 75 years old and doing fine, thank … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers

New Research Shows Baby Boomers Aren’t Confining Themselves to Traditional Regions of the Country WASHINGTON, July 18 – Despite popular belief, a recent analysis of government data by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reveals that the geographic distribution … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Egg Money

Our grandmothers called it egg money, bringing in a little extra cash. Yes, they actually sold eggs and butter, or fruit from the family orchard, or fresh vegetables from the garden.  Granddad worked the farm, or maybe had a full … Continue reading

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School Days, School Days

Good Old Golden Rule, Days.  Well, schools are back in session for another year. I love the cartoon strip, Sally Forth, with the girl all concerned because her boyfriend, it turns out, is going into eighth grade and she is … Continue reading

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Janet Evanovich & Stephanie Plum

Janet Evanovich is one of my very favorite current writers. I love her heroine, Stephanie Plum.  If you like mysteries at all, you surely like Stephanie Plum.  If you haven’t read any of the books, I think you need to … Continue reading

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