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GOOD NEWS AND GOOD TIMES

Nearby newbies found Roseledge Books through this blog (RBb) which is such good news and a little bit magical.  The coast is so fraught with in’s and out’s, that finding anything as subtly advertised as RB seems like magic.  Remember … Continue reading

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COVID 5: DAY BRIGHTENERS

It’s a dark, very dark day…  Charlie says the apocalypse is upon us; the viral and wildfire smokey particulates are winning.  Disaster Trump  lurks.  And wonderful RBG dies.  I call it the big unpleasantness, because I am his mother.       … Continue reading

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BOOKISH EXCITEMENT

CHARLIE IS A SUPER-VILLAIN!!! Yes, son Charlie, joy of my life, is a Marvel Comics super-villain named CHAZZ with the super power of hacking. Who knew? Who would even have guessed? Yet there he was, fifth among the Googled entries … Continue reading

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MORNING COFFEE 2

Noteworthy newspaper clippings and citings are piling up. I hope your cup of coffee is as ready as mine. ***** Tweets now have their own “official” footnote citation format, thanks to the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Psychological … Continue reading

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AH, SWEET MYSTERY

The new seasons of “NCIS” and “Castle” have started and my “redo” knitting is at hand.  The treetops are dabbed with yellow-turning -gold, except for one truly orange and stunning exception.  The reds, probably either newer or shorter maples, are … Continue reading

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I READ, THEREFORE I AM READY

People who read know more than people who don’t, they are more interesting because they think outside themselves, and they are more useful because they are more likely to be ready for whatever is next. Consider the following:  I no … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE BOOKS’ READERS ARE READY

Amanda Knox was freed from an Italian jail last week. “Whew,” said a friend and RB reader who knew to be worried after reading Donna Leon’s mysteries set in Venice. “Who’s surprised about the prescription drug shortage?” asked a medical … Continue reading

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CONNECTIONS

Greetings from my less-new digs where today’s aerie (12th floor) view is one of soft fog resting on treetops and temperatures are so mild that the birds alit on the upper bush branches after eating their fill from Bob’s daily … Continue reading

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Bleak? No, Austere.

These are great days, cold in Minnesota, but great. (Yes we can, President Obama, oh yes, we can.) So now is the time to sneak in mention of Arnaldur Indridason’s new paperback, Voices. (NYTimes Book Review,11-2-08) “Not the Icelandic guy … Continue reading

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