Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cheap Holiday


The selection of words for this week’s Wordle effort, given my aim of adding fewest words, using the words in order, and creating a rhyme with some sort of sense (although sense is not important), is utterly fiendish. Cruel. Sadistic. … Continue reading

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With My Mother, in a Ship, on a Trip, Another!


Originally posted on Leslie Hyla Winton Noble:
The whole family went to see the film last night. We had heard from young R’s godfather in England that when he saw the show shortly after the movie opened the audience clapped…

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Anniversary Waltz with Music


The words I posted on the anniversary of when Much Better Half and I met are far better as a tale of romance when accompanied by the music. As I mentioned, that had been lost in the move, and so … Continue reading

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No Two Ways About it, even if there are!


Originally posted on Leslie Hyla Winton Noble:
        All readers owe it to themselves to grab this one. On Christmas Day last year I announced that Split Decision by Carmen Capuano was now available as a South African print in…

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Better than fourth-coming (I hope) attractions butting into book announcements.


The book editing/publishing scene is busy-to-hectic, and there is much news to impart. It needs some time in which to do it, but attendant flapping around plus the intrusion, tomorrow, of an all-day swimming gala means justice cannot be done … Continue reading

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Something to Hoot About


That was just for fun and to reintroduce the topic of my writing and that with which I am associated. In which connection (drumroll) you may recall a certain post about a certain Decision that followed one on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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A Monstr-house-ity Grows …


After all the pruning I did, there is an eddy-fuss growing on the edge of the slope designed to block out more of our view including a large chunk of what I cleared. It will probably obliterate another section of … Continue reading

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