Monthly Archives: August 2011

Book Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters

(Inspired by a comment on my previous post, I decided to re-post a review from 2009.) Humor is funny in that what will send one person into peals of laughter can leave another person totally straight-faced. Tonight I was watching … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie has become my main “go to” author; if I’m not sure what book I want to read next, I read one of Christie’s mysteries.  Since she was a very prolific writer, she will probably hold that position in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

I’ve always felt that I should want to read Fahrenheit 451̊, that it would be a perfect story for a bibliophile like myself.  Yet somehow whenever I’d pick up a copy, I never felt drawn to it.  But The Illustrated … Continue reading

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The Closer You Get, The Slower You Go

About four years ago (or halfway through my Christmas stocking project), I swore said to myself that when I was finished, I would never make a granny square afghan.  You see, each stocking requires thirteen squares, which means crocheting well … Continue reading

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One WIP Down, Two to Go

I have one less Work In Progress now.  I finished my niece’s birthday present! I made the coin purse and the kerchief  with Caron Spa, a light weight (3) acrylic and bamboo blend with a wonderfully silky texture.  (I really … Continue reading

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