Author Archives: Margot

First Paragraph: Giant Of The Senate

I’m back! We survived all the fire storms, although many around us did not. It was scary and disrupted our lives for a soloid two weeks. Fortunately, we still have our lives and our homes. Thanks so much to everyone … Continue reading

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We’re Having a Few Problems

I live in Windsor, California which is a few miles north of Santa Rosa where 1500 structures were burned down and many people died. There are still non-contained fires north and east of our town. Our homes are still standing, but … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #413

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. I was reading an article on Wikipedia about the author Rex Stout when I found this new-to-me word: corpus: “The … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Trickster’s Point

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 on a William Kent Krueger/Cork O’Connor … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

Hi everyone. Thanks for stopping by. This has been an extremely busy week, but I still managed to squeeze in one book. Louise Penny is one of the few authors I wait and wait for each year. I truly love … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #412

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. While reading Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood I came across this ancient and interesting word: predation: “But every time she used … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Glass Houses by Louise Penny

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 reading the newest book in one … Continue reading

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My Week In Review

Hi there. Thanks for stopping by to check on my week. I’m actually on the road this long weekend. We left Thursday for a family friend’s wedding in southern California. We’re also going to do some special visiting with my … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #411

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. Last week the leader of North Korea used a new-to-everybody word. He had everyone hustling to their dictionaries to understand a word … Continue reading

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