Tag Archives: Remainders

Growing Pains

Please bear with us while we upgrade the blog and refresh our theme. This post will be deleted with things have returned to relative normalcy. ETA: Not deleting this post–please give us your feedback on the new design in the … Continue reading

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School Supplies

Exciting news! The Pencil of the Month Club is back! I joined the original POMC on a lark, because I was amused by the idea of people taking pencils so seriously, and $24 for a year’s subscription seemed a tiny … Continue reading

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Psycho-Marketing

Fact one: A discussion of historical fiction set in Britain caused Modhran to recommend that I read Ken Follett’s book The Pillars of the Earth. I got a copy from Bookmooch and started in on it; Ken refreshed his memory … Continue reading

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How Blue Was My Country

This is a blog about books, not politics, so I will keep my remarks brief, if you’ll indulge me for a moment: W00T!!!! I haven’t had that much fun staying up late to watch election results in, well, ever. It … Continue reading

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It’s My Lucky Day!

I’m a born contrarian. It’s not an affectation or a learned behavior; it’s an instinct, a reflex. I mistrust the herd, is what it boils down to. The more the cattle stampede in one direction, the likelier I am to … Continue reading

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A WHAT Blog?

Welcome to my blog all about my car-related adventures! I’m so glad you could join us! A book blog? Really? Whatever gave you that idea? Oh, right”¦the title“¦ Erm, well, uh”¦I have been reading, just not anything that really stands … Continue reading

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Want to Feel 16 Again?

Here’s what you do: take your car in for necessary and expensive repairs that require difficult-to-locate parts, then just sit back and wait. And wait. And WAIT for three days while they fob you off with promises that it’ll be … Continue reading

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What?

On my way to work today, I saw two old cars broken down along the shoulder, probably within 3 miles of each other. Not unusual in itself (I live in the Land of Drive’em “˜Til They Die), but both had … Continue reading

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Slogging it Out

I was just having a little tidy-up around the site, getting back into the groove of things slowly, updating my current reads, editing some saved drafts, etc. I’m just back from a week on the road, attending a (really fabulous) … Continue reading

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Server Migration

Hey all–we’re still here, just busy, with little time to read and less to write. We just wanted to let you know the site will be moving to new servers over the weekend, so if don’t be surprised if you … Continue reading

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