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The ‘work in progress’ is …progressing and some reading thoughts

Winner in the GLBT category Hello you all, rainy day here, in my beautiful ugly. Please don’t think, I’m complaining, I’m not, give me rain over, sticky dank heat, any day. My work in progress, is progressing, more and more notes, adding up, a memory stick full of pictures, hell, I even created a twitter […]

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Thoughts of Spring

Hello girls, hope you are all, well, BB is feeling ok, better than ok, this in spite, of major personal, upheavals, and, a cold. I have had an interesting week, first, the delightful podcast, experience, WomenAloud, with the charming and whip smart, Shawn Marie Bryan. Shawn Marie, is everything I like, about Americans, open, giving, […]

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First book of the year:-)

Hello you all. Hope your year, has gotten off, to a good start:-)   2013 was a slow reading year, I read many less books, than is my habit, but, that’s OK, what I read, I think I savoured, more. I had concentration issues, for a long time, couldn’t keep my mind, on books, they […]

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The Last Nude

It’s so hot, wicked hot, turn you into, a raving lunatic hot, yep, that kind of hot, I’m melting, I’m melting. The fans and AC, have been going, full blast, for 48 hours, and, the respite seems to be, far off, not good for us cranky types, oh well, drink lots of water stay indoors, […]

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The deep freeze and Holy The Firm

We have been in a deep freeze, here in Montreal, well, all over the province, deep, polar air, positively Siberian. As I was walking home, from work, last night, early evening, wearing my down jacket, layers, that included, long johns, flannel and lambswool, thermal socks, the warmest tuque I have, I thought to myself, imagine, if […]

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Late Nights On Air

Beautiful sunny day, much colder than it’s been, it’s January, not Spring, supposed to be cold. I have finished reading, my first complete novel, of the year, Elizabeth Hay’s, Late Nights On Air. It took me a while, what with the cold from Hell, and, what is, a bit of a slow book. At times, […]

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Maternal wisdom…

Been a slow, beginning of the week, at the bookshop, I’ve managed to finish two books. I’ve started and finished, Utz by Bruce Chatwin, a novel about a collector, of Meissen porcelain, in Czechoslovakia, during the communist reign. An odd, short and engrossing, novel. Chatwin is much more, famous, for his travel and anthropological books, […]

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When I grow up….

It’s a grey cloudy morning, of the October variety. I don’t mind, I feel good, my friend Pierre, webmaster extraordinaire, fixed the pesky problem, with the blog, just to be clear, you all were never in danger, of contamination, it was a Google alert brought on, by a spam, left on the blog, incredible amount […]

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A book of substance and joy, Persistence

Well, looks like, Fall, is finally here, glad to see it, I’ve missed it, in the sweltering heat, the humid, clingy, heat. I even wore, my tweed cap, yesterday:-) This Summer, has been particularly, difficult on my reading, can’t concentrate in, the sizzling city. Now, if I had escaped, to the sea, or, the lake, […]

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A Kallmaker to soothe the grumpy butch

It’s been a tough week, seems like there have been, many of those, this Summer, hot and humid, makes for low sales, and, a grumpy, sleep deprived, butch, with wonky concentration. But, I still got my looks and a rockin’ new haircut:-P The kitchen is getting a face lift, new doors, on the cabinets, and, a […]