Author Archives: RIEDEL Fascination

About RIEDEL Fascination

I cherish animals, plants, reading, music and free spirituality. I welcome you for articles, literary activities, and interaction! Surrounding ourselves with good people is a delight. I occasionally review at The Book Depository.

Carolyn’s Canadian Reading 2021

I am happy to rejoin my Ontario friend, Shonna, who is the very wonderful, approachable, creative hostess of the Canadian Reading Challenge theme.  Here is to year #15!  Human rights, animal rights, colourful inclusive cultures and lands, memory, friendship, and … Continue reading

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Honouring Loved-Ones In 2021

It was hard to mourn my dear Mom last January but she prepared us kids well. It has been unbearable for us to grasp that our precious 16 1/2 year old cat Son, Spirit, ascended to Heaven this January. It … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Canadian Reading

I am an ongoing member of the Canadian reading challenge run by my friend, Shonna, in Ontario.  I love acquainting and supporting the Canadian arts and frequently find names I had never heard of, at book charity sales.  Some are … Continue reading

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I will be all right each Mother’s Day.

My article about the June 18, 2019 Corey Hart concert, a long-awaited sensation to grace Winnipeg, Manitoba exactly a year ago, revealed that my dear Mom had serious pneumonia that night.  I trusted that the rare concert would soothe my … Continue reading

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Birth Year Reading Of 2020

I love planning my reading around Jane’s themes, especially “Reading Naturally“;  which I miss.  I am here despite unreliable access to WordPress.  My spouse &  I lovingly and excitedly collected abundant books since our childhoods.  The incentive of Jane’s generous, … Continue reading

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Dread & Read Selections Of 2020

I love planning my reading around Jane’s themes, especially “Reading Naturally“;  which I will miss this year.  I am here despite unreliable access to WordPress. Most important and difficult:  my precious Mom ascended to Heaven.  I feel fortunate that she … Continue reading

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Christmas Clues!

Merry Christmas, my dear blog subscribers, group members, visitors, and friends! Because I love mysteries and run four reading group themes, I looked for games or riddles to play.  In the internet age, I am excited to have found one … Continue reading

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Participants Reveal, 2019

Dear Participants:  I am your hostess, Carolyn, from Manitoba! Thank you for joining my four themes!  I work hard to make them clear, a pleasure, and pretty.  An unresolved problem prevented me from posting updates and activities regularly.  I watched … Continue reading

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Connect Five – List J

Kathryn offers a generous bimonthly draw and the chance to win a book is motivating.  I love thinking-up themes.  I have succeeded at finishing eleven connections!  I have been reading up a storm!  :) Here is “List J”.  Accessing WordPress … Continue reading

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Connect Five – List I

Kathryn offers a generous bimonthly draw and the chance to win a book is motivating.  I love thinking-up themes.  I have succeeded at finishing eleven connections!  I have been reading up a storm!  :) Here is “List I”.  Accessing WordPress … Continue reading

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Connect Five – List H

Kathryn offers a generous bimonthly draw and the chance to win a book is motivating.  I love thinking-up themes.  I have succeeded at finishing eleven connections!  I have been reading up a storm! Here is “List H”.  Accessing WordPress has … Continue reading

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Connect Five – List G!

I love thinking-up themes and will succeed at finishing eleven connections!  I have been reading up a storm in November:  my birthday month!  :) Accessing WordPress has hit a technical difficulty.  I live for comments but contact me by e-mail, … Continue reading

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