Monthly Archives: March 2012

Book and Film Challenge Update

The 42nd book I finished was another Chief Inspector Gamache mystery, Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny. This was a very interesting book because it really tackles three mysteries in one book. The main mystery is the death of Augustin … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

I’m working on editing my book. I haven’t worked on my book in several months–well, more than several. But the son of a famous Black Activist from the 1960s read my blog this past week and encouraged me to write … Continue reading

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My Heritage

Renée from Teachers and Twitshas a guest blogger today who tells a little about her heritage and so I thought I would tell a bit about my unique Samson ancestors. My great-grandfather Bernard Samson came to this country from the … Continue reading

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New Modem–YAY!

I have been having such annoying problems with my modem. In the last two months, I have gotten up in the morning and turned on my computer only to find I could not get onto the internet. So that necessitated … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The 41th book that I read was the Lady Georgiana Rannoch mystery Royal Flush by Rhys Bowen. It is the hot August on 1932 in London and Lady Georgie is tired on sweltering in Rannoch House in London. But is … Continue reading

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Wednesday Hodgepodge

1. What’s the last job you did that required elbow grease? I spilled something in my refrigerator and left it there awhile (bad me) and it took a good bit of elbow grease to get it cleaned up. 2. March … Continue reading

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Book and Film Challenge Update

Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are again called to the tiny village of Three Pines in the Eastern Townships of Qubec in this novella, The Hangman, by Louise Perry, the 40th book I have read in this challenge. A … Continue reading

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Top 5 30 Day Challenge

Day Thirty: Top 5 Favorite Song Lyrics 1. Forget You 2. Norwegian Wood 3. Bridge Over Troubled Waters 4. A Time For Us (Theme from Romeo and Juliet) 5. Imagine

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The 39th book I read for the challenge was NOT a mystery. It was a novel entitled Carry the One by Carol Anshaw. It follows the lives of two families and their friends who were all in a car that … Continue reading

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Top 5 30 Day Challenge

Day Twenty-Nine: Top 5 Guilty Pleasures 1. Dark Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles 2. La Madelaine’s Double Mocha 3. Chocolate Croissants 4. Strawberries Romanoff 5. French Onion Soup with Swiss Cheese (lots) and Herb Croutons

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