APOLOGIES ARE A SIGN OF WEAKNESS

No Apologies - What’s the one guilty pleasure you have that’s so good, you no longer feel guilty about it? That's what Gibbs says. And that's what The Duke always said. It turns out, in reality, most of us do a great deal of apologizing for all kinds of stuff. But never because things we love are … Continue reading APOLOGIES ARE A SIGN OF WEAKNESS

BETTE STEVENS – DOG BONE SOUP – AN INDIE BOOK REVIEW

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IN HONOR OF INDIE AUTHOR’S DAY!

DOG BONE SOUP is the long-awaited “rest of the story”of Shawn Daniels from the original short story, “Pure Trash.” It’s particularly long-awaited for me because as soon as I read the short story, I wanted to read this book. The only problem was, Bette hadn’t yet written it.

But she did it. Dog Bone Soup is available for your reading pleasure. And what a pleasure it is.

Bette has the purest, freshest writing style I’ve read in many a long year. Reading her prose is like peering into an exceptionally clear, deep pool. It looks like the bottom is close enough to touch, but those waters run deep.

Bette Stevens is a class act, an author who knows how to tell a story. Her characters are real, so true to life, they practically leap off the page. In Dog Bone Soup, style and the story are…

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NOVEMBER’S MONTHLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: CHANGING SEASONS 11

Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons 11 Last month was full-bore autumn. Bright trees. Yellow, orange, scarlet, bronze. And yet ... and yet ... For the past few days, the leaves have been coming off the trees in a storm. The ground is covered with oak, maple, sassafras, birch. More than ankle-deep. The macadam is … Continue reading NOVEMBER’S MONTHLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: CHANGING SEASONS 11