Category Archives: Personal Life of an Author

Books: Picks and Pans of 2012

I must tip my hat to my old college roommate — Kathy — who sends a Christmas card each year that includes a list of all the books she’s read during the year, as well as those of her husband … Continue reading

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The Really Truly Most Fascinating People of 2012

I read that Barbara Walter’s was going to let us know who the 10 most fascinating people of 2012 were. I did not see the list, but I suspect that it has the usual line up of over-exposed celebrities and … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping

At Christmas you are allowed to go crazy and buy all the wierd things you want, then before you can feel stupid, you can wrap them up and give them to your loved ones and friends. For example, I was looking … Continue reading

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Big Earrings

There’s just something about big earrings that I love. A gal at work showed up with huge silver swirl earrings, three-tiered, nearly resting on her shoulders. “Love your earrings,” I said. “You mean my chandeliers?” I laughed. “I have some … Continue reading

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Facebook Rant + Naughty Dogs

I used to visit my Facebook page almost every day, but I haven’t looked at it in over a month. Here’s why: Someone I sort of knew in college asked to friend me, and I said yes. She was a … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Although I style myself as a writer and blogger, I spend most of my day behind a desk. Yes, I am a desk jockey who fortunately has access to the internet. That and my writing keep me from jumping out of … Continue reading

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Country Music Confession

When I was about 11, my father got it in his head to take the family to the Ozarks for vacation. I only have two memories of the trip: A family at the resort with five daughters whose names all … Continue reading

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