Monthly Archives: January 2012

Celebrate Groundhog Day – Why Not?

Recipes make excellent reading material.  I read them from anywhere – cookbooks, cooking magazines, newspapers, online or handwritten from someone’s recipe box.   Some of the best recipes I have are from the backs of cans.  So, I guess that makes … Continue reading

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Here's an adventure story to chase away the winter blues

Saving the family stories of our genealogy Guest blogger and author Nancy Pellicer Dyer writes about her family genealogy and how it inspired her to write her first novel The Minorcan Yoke. When I was thirteen, my teacher gave me … Continue reading

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Satire on Social Media

Satire: literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn. Kurt Vonnegut, David Sedaris, and Carl Hiaasen move over and make room on my bookshelf for my new favorite satirist Gary Shteyngart. Born in Leningrad and raised … Continue reading

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Radio Show Features Poetry

If you are not a morning person, you are missing out.  But thanks to the Internet, you can go online and listen anytime to Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. My local public radio station broadcasts The Writer’s Almanac each morning … Continue reading

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