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The Donald

It’s official. Donald Trump has enough delegates to be the nominee of the Republican Party once the convention convenes this summer.  A year ago, nobody would have believed it. Which means the people who say he will never be elected

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Spectacled Bear Publishing

So, without a lot of research, back in December I decided to start my own publishing company. I floated the idea with some friends who were supportive, actually excited, since they all knew how much I love to write and

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Big News

If you’re on my newsletter mailing list, you received an email today about Spectacled Bear, the new publishing company I’ve started, and its first offering, a children’s picture book called Philip & Phoebe.

You can read all about these projects

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TV Options

Tonight begins the three-night farewell to “American Idol,” the program that launched Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood to superstardom and another dozen winners to modest fame. The fifteenth and final Idol will be crowned Thursday, but not before we are

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Forever Books

My local independent bookstore, Forever Books, turned seventeen this past week. While seventeen isn’t a milestone most people think about, in the indie bookstore community it’s a lifetime. I think Amazon has had a lot to do with this.

Robin

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Easter

Today is Easter, the most significant event for Christians in their entire liturgy; because it is the basis on which their religion is built. No Resurrection, no true religion. This was the minister’s over-riding message at the church Earl attends

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St. Patrick’s Day

If I weren’t going to a St. Patrick’s Day party this evening, I might have forgotten the day completely.

My mother, one hundred percent Irish, would never have approved. Her favorite color was green, and St. Patrick’s Day was up

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Leap Year

Today is the twenty-ninth of February, that elusive day that comes around every four years.  It just so happens to always coincide with the years of our presidential elections, which means one more day of campaigning, one more day of

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Where is L?

I thought I was the only one who wondered why the NFL isn’t using Roman numerals for this year’s Super Bowl extravaganza.  I mean it’s been a tradition since Super Bowl V.

I have a theory.  Last year’s event was

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Reviewing Christmas

I had great intentions about writing during the Christmas holiday, but it got away from me what with cooking and baking and wrapping. Entertaining too. Perhaps you felt the same way.

Soon it will be New Year’s Eve, and Christmas

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