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It’s a Mystery

There are various types of whodunits or crime novels including detective stories, cozy mysteries, suspense novels, and thrillers, each with its own format. Even though most subject indices list them together as “Mystery and Detective Stories” or just “Mysteries,” a … Continue reading

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Loving our Pets

I think more people like cats than don’t. When one of the “does like cats” marries one of the “doesn’t like cats,” it’s likely the couple will have a dog or no pets at all. Here’s a story of one … Continue reading

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Retirement Can Change Your Life – Or Someone Else’s Life

I found this great retirement story on an author friend’s blog. James Callan is the author of the Father Frank Mysteries. Go to his site to learn more about them. Posted on January 15, 2016 by James Callan Retirement. That … Continue reading

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Z–Zillion (&the end of the April A-Z Blogging Challenge)

This is a great retirement story. I should say non-retirement story. Fashion design icon, Iris Apfel, is the subject of a new documentary released on April 29. The lady is ninety-three years old.   I became aware of the documentary when … Continue reading

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W–Write, Don’t Wilt

  Penelope loved to work on quilts. She made up stories while she quilted. However, when she tried to write, The notion just plain wilted.   Athena always liked to knit. She dreamed stories while she knitted. But putting those on paper? … Continue reading

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R–Recollect

Last night, in bed, I thought of a word beginning with R and a whole story I could write about the word. This morning I could not recollect the story or even the word. It started with re-. I’m sure of that. … Continue reading

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L–Lettuce

Linda loved to lose lbs. Early in life, she learned to lose by eating lots of lettuce . Linda had retired from teaching in a school where the teachers held a weight-loss contest each year. Each participant put $10.00 in … Continue reading

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