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Books that Changed my Life: Good, Bad or Otherwise by Carol Wright Crigger

Originally posted on bookbrowsing:
First of all, I think just about every book I’ve ever read changed my life in some way. A pretty broad statement, I know, but as an example, the romance novels (in my teens I read…

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What’s in a Name?

Nicholas Nickleby, Tom Sawyer, Anna Karenina, Jane Eyre—people remember those fictional characters’ names because they are also the titles of books. Character’s names from books that were made into movies—James Bond, Jack Ryan, Scarlett O’Hara, Scout—are memorable because we see … Continue reading

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Y–Yesterday

Yesterday, on my X blog, there was an X on a map of the United States. That X marks the center of the conterminous U.S. or the contiguous U.S. (both adjectives meaning “sharing a common boundary.”)  Its position as located in a 1918 survey … Continue reading

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X–X Marks the Spot

Do you know what spot this X marks?  See the answer tomorrow on my Y post, almost the end of the Blogging A-Z April Challenge.

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J-Jabberwocky

My husband said he didn’t know “Jabberwocky.” “It’s nonsense,” I said, “like ‘The Game of Thrones’ or  the Terminator movies.” “But there are plots and characters in those shows.” “They are also in ‘Jabberwocky.’ It’s my favorite rhyme.” JABBERWOCKY Lewis Carroll (from Through the … Continue reading

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About That Cat . . .

Click below to see the post of an interview I completed for a fellow writer, Darlene Deluca, on her blog. I wrote about my writing, my books, and my peccadillos. About That Cat . . .. via About That Cat … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 660 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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