Tag Archives: reading

Painting with Words

Post (c) Doris McCraw This post is about painting with words, letting the words do the work that pictures usually do. We all use them, it is how we communicate. Still many can’t or don’t read. There are those who … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters-Poet?

Post by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines I grew up not far from Galesburg, Illinois, the setting for Edgar Lee Masters classic. Why is that important? The small rural community I spent time in was much like the town that Edgar Lee … Continue reading

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This post by Jennifer Flaten As you know I love reading. It is one of my favorite things to do. There is nothing as satisfactory as losing yourself in a book. For me reading a good book can turn hours … Continue reading

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Research? Or sheer indulgence?

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Tomorrow, I’m embarking on a journey part of which was roughly trod by the Ancient Roman Armies of General Agricola in AD 83/84, and of the Roman Emperor Severus in AD 210, when they … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

  This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As a 60’s child I was immersed in the music of the time and it’s still my favorite music. Is there anything better? Bob Dylan, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Little … Continue reading

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The Fresh Breath of Spring

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s time for planting and all around us are farms with tractors making rows and planting seeds. The smell of the fresh dirt never ceases to make me feel good – a … Continue reading

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It’s a Classic

This post by Jennifer Flaten How do you feel about “Classic Literature”? Is is something that you seek out or is it something that you vaguely remember reading for your school work and after slogging through ‘Moby Dick’ it is … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words

This post by Jennifer Flaten I just finished reading a book that was a typical suspense fiction. It was a fine book, the main topic was time travel, so it’s not like you can dispute any of the technical aspects … Continue reading

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Spoiled

This post by Jennifer Flaten Once you get hooked on a series, whether it is a book series, TV series or on the web, chances are you will encounter spoilers. Once upon a time there was no such thing. Live … Continue reading

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This post by Jennifer Flaten I didn’t have to work today. What to do with all that glorious extra time? I did have errands, and I most certainly could use the time to catch up on housework, or laundry. Why … Continue reading

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