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 By Midge Lyndee    Community    April 10, 2021 

Musical words

Music is often used to set a mood, to express emotion or serves as a backdrop to other activities....

 

What reading mood are you in?

Some people stick to one genre, reading consistently to their heart’s content. It may be one...

 

Irish cowboys and more

Imagine sitting in a 1901 dentist chair, waiting for a tooth to be pulled, and the dentist starts...

 

A salute to book clubs

Have you ever started a book club? Do you attend a club? Are you looking for one? There are all...

 

Loving all creatures, great and small

The emerald green hillsides of “All Creatures Great and Small” in PBS’s current series of...

 

Be my Valentine

Sometimes people are sad when Valentine’s Day comes around. Having no special sweetheart of their...

 

Soup it up!

When the weather turns cold, soup calls my name! Vegetable soup, chicken noodle, tomato and split...

 

One last look back

Happy New Year! Stepping into a new year is good. A fresh start. A clean slate, where we can take...

 

Candy canes and sugar plums

In the classic “Twas The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore, one of my favorite...

 

A novel idea

The paper is thicker and glossy. The cover is sturdy. They still offer serials, but also complete st...

 

Thankfulness ...

A diverse and varied host of religious and non-religious people annually celebrate Thanksgiving in t...

 

New takes on old tales

It has become a popular tradition to retell fairy tales. From Brothers Grimm to Hans Christian...

 

Hair-raising!

Have you felt prickles crawling across the back of your neck, your hair raising straight up on your...

 

Tea tea and more tea

I love watching British murder mysteries. When a person is traumatized by finding a dead body, the...

 

It's a doll's life

Thanks to Woody and Buzz and the gang in the Toy Story series, the world learned that dolls and...

 

Words

In spite of dilemmas, conundrums, inquisitions and counteractions, school has been initiated. Did I...

 

Steampunk, a lot of hot air?

Imagine the exhaust coming from a train, car or industrial chimney, dissipating without leaving in...

 

A huddle of men

A huddle is when a group of people gather closely to share important updates and information. A team...

 

When women form a circle

It used to be a sewing circle where women gathered from surrounding farms and nearby towns to sit...

 

Mysterious skies

On July 4, it seems there were more than fireworks lighting up the Tehachapi skies. People were...

 

Walking through time

Have you ever walked in the footsteps of history? Good writers use their words with skilled...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    June 6, 2020

Will the real monster please stand up

When the last book in the Harry Potter series was published, readers wondered what J.K. Rowling...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 23, 2020

Welcome pardner!

Everyone deals with stress in different ways. Books help. Some need a deep diversion and turn to...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 9, 2020

A tease of trees

There comes a time, after strong fall winds and freezing winter nights, that there is enough warmth...

 

Saying it like Jane Austen

“The change was such as might have plunged weak spirits in despondence,” words by Jane Austen...

 

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