Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Life That’s Rich

Over the weekend, my mom and I were driving through the towns of Atmore, Alabama, and Walnut Hill, Florida, where my grandfather grew up. She pointed something out that seemed applicable to the current status of the U.S. economy. We … Continue reading

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Occupy for Equality (1789 to 2011)

I was thinking of the musical Les Misérables, and some of the lyrics struck me as being particularly relevant today. Of course, I’m not the first person to make the parallel between the Occupy movement and the French Revolution. I … Continue reading

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FREE Mystery Novel Download

SPYING IN HIGH HEELS is free for a limited time on BN Nook! If you don’t have a Nook reader, you can download a free Nook app to read it for your Mac, PC, iPad, iPod, iPhone, or many smartphones. … Continue reading

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A Clean Sweep from Natural House (OVER)

For the past month, I’ve been trying some new cleaning products from Natural House. These natural household cleaning products contain probiotics, which means they use good bacteria to help do the job. The products are: TRASHY reduces trash can odors … Continue reading

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Myths About Mythbusting

I just opened an email newsletter from a popular magazine and saw two articles that used the word “myth” in the title.  Here are some myths about mythbusting. A. All myths can be busted. Sometimes, a story may be true, … Continue reading

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Roll On

You know those shoes that are not just shoes but roller skates? I have a pair! I received my Heelys about a week ago, after registering to be a reviewer for the company. They let me pick from a variety … Continue reading

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Managed, Not Represented

Tony Benn, former member of Parliament, in an interview for the documentary “Orwell Rolls in His Grave.” If people don’t vote, because they’re not motivated to vote, because the whole thing switches them off, the spin doctors, the focus groups, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stealing (on Monday Night)

1. Can you cook? I’m an adequate cook. 2. What was your dream growing up? At different points, I wanted to own and/or ride horses, be a veterinarian, be a James Bond-style superspy, be a writer. 3. What talent do … Continue reading

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