Author Archives: Margot

The Last Couple of Weeks . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by. We are back from our fun trip to Portland for our eldest grandchild’s high school graduation. We had such a great time celebrating Q’s success. We’re so proud of this young woman. In the … Continue reading

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I’m Taking a Short Break

“On the road again . . . “ We’re heading North to celebrate our granddaughter’s graduation from high school. We’ll also take some time to visit with family and then roam around a bit. Joyfully Retired will return in a … Continue reading

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This Week . . .

Thanks everyone for stopping by to check on me. I’ve had a busy week and so I only read one book. It was a long one (20 hours on audio), but well worth the time. The Secret Place by Tana … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #398

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. Two words linked together caught my attention this week. I was reading a book review in the Times Sunday Book … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: The Secret Place

First Chapter First Paragraph is a weekly feature atDiane’s  Bibliophile By the Sea. Even though Diane is taking the summer off, I’m going to continue to post my First Paragraph each week. I’m hoping that others will as well. By sharing … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Way back in the 1960’s I started reading the detective novels of P.D. James. I read everything she wrote, but I really loved her long-lasting “star” Adam Dalgliesh. I just kept on reading them until, finally in the late 1990s … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #397

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. Last week I listened to the audiobook vesion of All By Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark. I heard a … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Cover Her Face by P.D. James

Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea shares the first paragraph of a book currently being read. Feel free to join the fun. I’m an old fan of P.D. James and I picked up her first novel to read it again. Let … Continue reading

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My Week . . .

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by to check on me. I had an excellent reading week. It makes me say – “This is why I read.” I’ve just finished reading what is – so far – one of the best … Continue reading

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