Category Archives: reading / books

Scottish Mysteries to tickle your heart

A New York best selling author, M.C. Beaton, continues to create light hearted mysteries that cause me to chuckle out loud. Hamish Macbeth, is a Scottish policeman, content in his small village with his animals and easy lifestyle.  He solves … Continue reading

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Like to read? Introducing Serena Jones

I have been reading it seems all my life, ever since I was knee high with comic books. It is both a pleasant pastime but also a useful skill. I added the category of Reading/books so I could share my … Continue reading

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A Book can be a good place to visit

I have been known to read more than one book at a time, some books I read are not for entertainment, but instead for thoughtful absorption of the thoughts they share. Not so with the book I just raced through … Continue reading

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No such animal as the Ideal Husband

There is no such animal as the Ideal Husband but there is a play by the same name penned by Oscar Wilde (OW).  Periodically I like to reread OW plays as they are so clever, insightful and humorous.  I am certain everyone … Continue reading

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Diesel – the Cat in the Stacks

What are you reading these days? Who do you recommend to your reader friends?  I enjoy relaxing and reading, and yesterday I continued my exploration of a new author, Miranda James – the author of the Cat in the Stacks … Continue reading

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Sunshine On My Shoulders

Beach Boys – Kokomo Here in the Okanagan valley, we have skipped from a coolish spring, to very comfortable early summer days.  This is valley of daylight hours, we get plenty, and in a valley where there are few days … Continue reading

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MICRO – A book recommendation (author Michael Crichton)

I thought it would be only fair to continue to share my thoughts about other books as I read them. I say this of course because my regular reader knows I have mentioned other authors I enjoy before. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Leonardo Da Vinci – The Risk Taker

Finding time and inspiration is all it takes to do blogging. Sometimes I have neither, and other times I enjoy one and not the other.  Then I have inspiring thoughts which, in the light of day, seem less brilliant. So … Continue reading

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Simple Words Say it Best

I know I have mentioned it before,  I have been reading the books of Alexander McCall  Smith and they take place in Botwana. The heroine in the series I have been reading called No. Ladies Detective Agency is Precious Ramotswe. … Continue reading

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And the Inspiring beat goes on, Animal beat the drums!

I wonder if I could write a book.  I remember my writing in high school and although I thought it was interesting reading; I doubt I would think so if I read it now.     I read an interesting … Continue reading

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