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Rainshadow Road, by Lisa Kleypas (review)

Rainshadow Road, by Lisa Kleypas (review)

Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas Series: Friday Harbor #2 Published by St. Martin’s Press on February 28, 2012 Genres: Contemporary Romance Pages: 308 Format: Paperback Source: the library Add to Goodreads Also in this series: Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor, Dream Lake, Crystal Cove Also by this author: Christmas Eve… Read more »

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Back from vacation!

Back from vacation!

Banff National Park © K. Pekar, 2012 I’m just back from a fantastic three-week vacation with my family, two weeks of it spent in Banff and Jasper National Parks in the Canadian Rockies.  Gorgeous mountains, beautiful streams and waterfalls, lovely walks and hikes, gondola and tram rides, whitewater rafting, and… Read more »

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The Sound of Paper, by Julia Cameron (Review)

The Sound of Paper, by Julia Cameron (Review)

Category: Nonfiction     Subject: Writing, creativity, and creative block How I got the book: Public library The Sound of Paper: Starting From Scratch is a series of related chapter or essays on creativity and creative blocks.  Author Julia Cameron (The Artist’s Way) begins each essay (or chapter) by musing on some… Read more »

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From Time to Time (movie review)

From Time to Time (movie review)

Category: Family movie (historical; fantasy) Movie source: Netflix We recently watched From Time to Time, a 2009 British television movie based on L. M. Boston’s The Treasure of Green Knowe.  My daughter and I love the Green Knowe series, and we tend to become a bit irked whenever a movie… Read more »

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Happy Birthday, Eric Carle!

Happy Birthday, Eric Carle!

Eric Carle, the popular children’s author and illustrator, was born on June 25, 1929 in New York state. His immigrant parents returned to Germany when he was quite young, and Carle spent the war in Germany.  His father was conscripted early in the war, and Carle himself was conscripted to… Read more »

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