About C.M. Riedel

Hello!  I’m an animal person and mystery lover since childhood.  I got into a little fantasy accidentally ~ a hilarious story!  Count on great recommendations but I won’t clog your subscription with reviews.  They go to Amazon Canada and are never, ever detail spoilers.

  I love introducing my favourite music, specializing in overlooked gems.  You might be familiar with an artist’s cliché hit…  I change public impressions, showing how much other music shines.  Great musicians continue to release albums, long after you hear of them on TV.

Breaking assumptions is important to me, especially for Canada.  It’s bemusing the USA knows little about their larger neigbhour.  Look to me for fun facts to solve that:  like how Thanksgiving falls in October.  :)


Generally I share what I’m doing.  If you relate to a person, it’s fun to follow their personal story.  Watch for blogs about my transition to country life and compare notes with a new gardener!  Indeed it is also a pleasure to know YOU.


11 Responses to About C.M. Riedel

  1. shelleyrae @ Book'd Out says:

    It’s even more amusing to me that Americans don’t realise Australians don’t celebrate Thanksgiving LOL

    • I know! A friend in Mackay kindly sent greetings, appreciated even after October. We’re animal people and it horrified her to not find images without a sacrificed turkey. Surely we can think of other things!

  2. John says:

    Cute cat! (I’d say I’m a cat person, but not indiscriminate as far as all animals– I like other peoples’ dogs for instance, but I’ll never adopt one!)

    • John – I appreciated this on all sides. Dogs are too noisy but I am fond of all critters. Yes, ‘Conan’ & his personality are cute beyond belief! Sometimes he prances sideways like a crab. He’s named after comedian Conan O’Brien.

  3. Your cat is beautiful!

  4. KerrieS says:

    With the Global Reading Challenge – you decide how the continents work – can be the Author nationality, where the book is set etc.

  5. Melwyk says:

    Hello! Thanks for the note on the Postal Reading Challenge… hope you will join in! It’s very broad as to book choice: you can choose real letters, epistolary fiction, or stories that have something to do with letter-writing, the postal system etc. Some connection to a postal theme — so if someone wrote a novel based on letters, as long as those letters have some role in the book, it fits.

  6. Rain Jeys says:

    Ooh n orange kitty! I have two of those, one who is orange and white like that. I’ve been to Canada once (Vancouver area) and it was amusing seeing how many misconceptions I’d had. Although everyone DID keep saying “eh”. :)

  7. Please send me your e-mail address. I seem to have lost it.

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