Category Archives: Challenge

Happy New Year!

Well, this time last year, I was writing about what an amazing year I had had reading over a hundred wonderful books.  I was looking forward to reaching for a higher goal this year but then, life interfered, as it … Continue reading

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Modern Slavery #FLslavery

This is something a bit different for my Sunday blog.  Rather than a reblog, I want to talk about a topic that has been popping up a lot in my experience lately:  modern slavery.  I heard a speaker about a … Continue reading

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Potpourri 23

Well, between my brother’s wedding, coming down with a severe throat infection, living on liquids for almost a week, and still trying to downsize the things cluttering my living space, I’m a bit behind where I’d like to be in … Continue reading

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Potpourri 21

I’m thinking it will soon be time to take a bit of a break.  Renovations in my house are almost at an end; they are, however, taking a toll on my time and energy.  It’s time to enjoy what’s left … Continue reading

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I’ve been tagged!

The wonderful Jo Robinson from South Africa has tagged me to publish my 3 favourite quotes, for which I truly thank her because it has made me think carefully about what I want to be identified with. Here is my … Continue reading

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Potpourri 13

I debated whether to follow the example of most hotels and skip the # thirteen in my “potpourri” posts but, aw . . . I’m not really superstitious! This week I began my new Mystery Monday Meme (Mmm) with a … Continue reading

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New Meme Feature: Liars’ Games, a Susan Finlay novel

I’ve decided that since I’m such a huge mystery buff, I will host a mystery meme.  I thought I’d call it (not overly imaginatively) Mmm (as in delicious) — Mystery Monday Meme.  I generally read at least one mystery novel a … Continue reading

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Review: The World Between Two Covers by Ann Morgan

This week, Shelley Rae from Book’d Out in Australia wrote what I thought was a very interesting review of a book that grew out of a blogger’s quest to read a book from every country in the world. Now Ann … Continue reading

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Celebration!

A bit of a celebration today! Exactly one year ago today, I made my first post on this blog.  Since then, I’ve published 327 pieces and I’ve only missed one day since Jan. 1st this year.  I am so pleased that … Continue reading

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100 Women Who Changed The World, a Time Inc. Special

If you had to come up with a list of 100 women who changed the world, who would you choose?  In what field would each have found a voice, an influence?  Would one have cured some dreaded disease? been responsible for raising an incredible … Continue reading

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