Let’s Get Lost

Carol H.’s Review: The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness. —John Muir While recently hiking at Graveyard Fields (a name with ominous undertones), my husband/hiking partner stopped at a spot where two roads diverged in the yellow woods.  He asked, “Judging by what you see here,…

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The Dirt on Books

Michelle’s review: This week’s blog makes me want to get reading! I feel like I’m behind a few thousand novels. [:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::] If you ask me what my favorite book is, I would scoff, press my lips tightly together and question your motives and our friendship.  You may not ask a…

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This story has teeth

Robert’s review:  Grit your teeth, a biting good story. ************************************************************************************* I sat in the dentist’s chair and cautiously opened wide.  This felt like a moment of great trust—that the vaccine would surely keep me from harm and the person cleaning my teeth would do a thorough job considering how long…

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Grocery Games

Evan’s Review:  Come for the vegetables, stay for the animal heads. <<<<<<<<<< ~~~~~ >>>>>>>>>> Q-U-I-N-O-A. If I have to spell it for the store clerk, I automatically assume the store doesn’t carry it or doesn’t educate their staff.   Sometimes they know it, sometimes they don’t.  It’s all part of the…

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What’s Bugging Me

Gina’s Review:  We’ve all had experiences with unwanted pests in our living spaces.  Read this blog to learn some really interesting removal methods! There’s always a shock at finding a large insect in your home, where you least expect it.  When I moved to Texas, I had just such an…

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The Back Half

Robert’s review:  I know I just read a great story about the fun of getting old, and I’m supposed to do a review about it, but I can’t seem to recall the details of it just right now. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ▪ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞∞…

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Emergence

Carol H’s Review:  Life has become wildly unprecedented in these COVID days.  Fearless narrator Cheryl leads the way in sharing how she meets them, nonetheless, with her trademark zest for living and creative aplomb! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~@~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I finally received my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.  I felt a general achiness…

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My Life in Pie

Chelsea’s Review:  Now I know you can’t strong arm pie, you just need enough resources to gently will it into being. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ▪ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ My mom could be described as a functional cook during my growing up years. …

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This Ain’t No HGTV

Anne’s Review:  Your blog needs ‘no renovations’. Take heart—there’s a Prince or Princess Worksalot out there somewhere!  ][][][]][][][][][][][][][][][][ People tend to hate rejection.  It makes us feel like we are “less than” that which doesn’t get rejected.  We wonder if we somehow gave offence, had bad breath, didn’t measure up…

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Puncture Junction

Maurice’s Review:  I’ve always admired Cheryl’s gift of gab. Now I’m happy she has the gift of a jab (or two). Thanks again for including me in this fun writing project. )()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()()( The man who was waiting to administer my vaccine informed me he was a student nurse and the…

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