Monthly Archives: February 2009

MOBBING

Apparently it takes at least three crows to successfully mob a hawk. ///////////////////////////////////////////

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THE GENIUS OUT OF THE BOTTLE

Although I’m going to mention Dylan Thomas, who enjoyed a pint for breakfast from what I understand, the ‘bottle’ mentioned in the title of this blog refers to the ‘body’ of the writer and of course is also a mild … Continue reading

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FROZE

The harder it snowses And the more it blowses The colder my noses And toeses Become ////////////////////////////////

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MORE SUPERSTITIONS

Because it’s snowing again and I was all ready for spring and I’m feeling like putting my head under my pillow until I hear tree peepers peeping and robins trilling, and just can’t sum up the energy, I offer you … Continue reading

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AUTHORS VERSUS WRITERS

In my wallet is a lovely business card my cousin made up for me. It has an image from my first book and my phone number/ email address and my name. And the word ‘author’. I chose that word rather … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW FOR K.I.M. BOOKS

K.I.M. Books is a great, non-profit, online bookseller. Definitely worth checking out! www.kimbooks.org 1. The Curious Misadventures of Feltus Ovalton is said to be a cross between Harry Potter and Lemony Snicket. How do you respond? Hmmm. Well I’m not … Continue reading

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BEWARE THE MONO BROW

I keep a few books on my bedside table. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, The Encyclopedia of Fairies, Georgette Heyer’s Regency World, and the Oxford Dictionary of Superstitions to name several. They’re thick books and great for dipping into at … Continue reading

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IMMORTALITY, Vampires, Life after Death

The husband and I have been holed up watching a steady stream of dvds. We don’t have a TV so all those network and cable shows are new to us. And he is from California and will never get used … Continue reading

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WINTER (of my discontent)

The winter landscape is stark. In November this is a good thing. It makes it easy to glimpse the silver plush of a squirrel or the soft beige of a deer against the black tree trunks and the white snow … Continue reading

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THERAPY

I was an odd child. I think people my own age thought I was weird and I knew they were right. Teachers thought I was smart but a little socially inept, and parents assumed I was shy, quiet and studious. … Continue reading

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