Category Archives: Canadian

Sifting for good things.

It is a relief to catch-up because WordPress has been rejected by either my internet connection or a software glitch for weeks.  Today’s accessibility might be tenuous so I am taking advantage of updating my review menus and finally writing … Continue reading

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Amazon Change Might Be All Right.

Where do you buy physical books?  If you appreciate the real objects versus reading the contents any old way;  the best way to afford as many as we have is to seek far and wide for second-hand deals!  This is … Continue reading

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Where to buy music albums nowadays!

How do you play music at home?  It’s great to have a little Ipod when you’re on a bus or plane, to tune out the random public, or brighten your commute.  Anyone can play music on a PC but that … Continue reading

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Manitoba’s April Magic!

We are already seeing our way through the magical month of April.  Although I call my birthday month, November, magical because I feel like it belongs to me and powerfully marks when I was born:  March and April in Manitoba … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s MY Kind Of Mystery 2017

  Happy “RIEDEL Challenges” day!  February 1st is when my four groups renew.  Here is to a fun year with MY KIND OF MYSTERY 2017!  Do you read them?  Millions do, so I hope you click the banner to join me … Continue reading

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Checking On Gentle Spectrums

I can’t believe I have had my birthday only two weeks ago and now we have reached December!  Even though RIEDEL Fascination groups go until January 31, with review page links open longer so folks can take their time catching-up … Continue reading

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A Winter Birthday Reflection!

Happy November and in three days’ time:  happy birthday to me, Carolyn! This year 2016 has been good.  Legends like Doris Roberts (who isn’t mentioned enough), David Bowie, Glen Fry, and Leonard Cohen have departed but personally:  like a summer … Continue reading

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About gardening, from Manitoba!

Hello from the sunny spring of Manitoba!  How are you? I enjoy thinking my readers are likely gardening now as Ron & I are.  To share a little about that with you:  we live in what is called “Hardiness Zone … Continue reading

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Non Fiction And Translation

I need to refresh my skills but one thin blogosphere friends might not know about me, is that I am an accomplished linguist.  I don’t merely mean with animals.  :)  Languages are something I have always taken to with ease. … Continue reading

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After 30 years…. ghosts at last!

So many times, I got excited about books in which protagonists investigate the source of a spooky light….  only to find it is someone with lamp.  I have been patient for a very long time.  Early in life, I sampled … Continue reading

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Does your kind of mystery exist?

Everyone who has discussed books with me for a minute knows my plea:  authors need to fill a gaping void of ghostly fiction for adults!  Rather than it be an easily buried sidenote;  new acquaintances (clearly unwary that asking me … Continue reading

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Special Historic Occasions

It’s my parents’ anniversary!  I shared a nice conversation with them today, which you can do with three people when you have landline telephones.  There was a lot to joke and chat about in earnest.  Even “Back To The Future … Continue reading

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