Category Archives: Literature

Tell Me It Isn’t So

So a few days ago, I’m at the post office mailing three packages. The twenty-plus-year-old behind the counter asks the usual question. “Anything perishable, fragile, etc. etc.?” “Nope. Only books,” I say. She stops and looks at the size of … Continue reading

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The Mild, Mild West and Marijuana

There have been two changes since the last long-time post. Before I tell you what’s different, I’d better explain a little bit, so you don’t click the delete button, thinking you’re reading about a different Universe. Change 1: Now keep … Continue reading

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Septic Tanks for Dogs and Other Things I Didn’t Know I Should Be Grateful For

Maybe it’s because ol’ Fido is now guarding the golden gates.  That’s the excuse I’m using for not knowing about Doggie Septic tanks. This handy dandy Do-It-Yourself project allows you to bury a vat in a corner of your yard. … Continue reading

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Kick-butt Women of Literature

From the press releases, you’d think Katniss Everdeen, the unwilling action hero of The Hunger Games, is one of the greatest power icons of literature. Maybe…we’ll see.  Time will thresh out the staying-power of the character. I’d rather look at … Continue reading

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