Every week, my stat counters post which country showed my biggest audience appeal. This week, it’s Russia, by several hundred viewers.
So, Hello, Russia! BE FREE!
I’m Not Mean A few posts before this one, I gave you a list of lesser known indie authors that I highly recommend. I considered giving you all a comparable list of the lesser known indie authors to run from. I’d be doing you a favor. But I can’t bring myself to do it. I’m…Details
World’s Best Minestrone It’s SOUP WEATHER! Here’s the recipe for my most popular soup! MINESTRONE & SAUSAGE 2 Ts olive oil 1 lb. sausage, sliced in 1/4-inch pieces 1 cup onion, diced 1 cup carrot, diced 1 cup celery, thinly sliced 3 cups water 2 large yams, peeled and diced 1 tspn oregano 1/2 tspn.…Details
Book Review: Notes from a Very Small Island, Anthony Stancomb Map of Vis, a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea Author Anthony Stancomb provided me with a copy of his book, Notes from a Very Small Island, in exchange for a review. I doubt if I would have learned about this book on my…Details
New Years Boredom I used to care passionately about New Years Eve and the big calendar change to another year. These days, I wonder where that passion went. The first person to ask me how I spent New Years was an attractive young barristo in Starbucks. I told him I very peacefully slept right through…Details
Indie Author Faves Hello, and I hope everyone is having fun playing with your new presents This blog post is to share with all of you some of my favorite indie authors – a small gift to both you and them. First, the awesome Lil and Boris mystery series, by Shannon Hill. Littlepage “Lil” Eller…Details
Movie Review: Sullivan’s Travels This is something of an unusual movie review. Sullivan’s Travels is a Preston Sturges movie from 1941, starring the absolutely gorgeous Joel McCrea as Sullivan and his sometime traveling companion, played by Veronica Lake. It’s an old black-and-white, and it’s been all but forgotten except by die-hard movie buffs. In 1941,…Details
Hand-Made Gifts? I’d like to hear from anyone who still makes their holiday gifts. Seriously, please share with us here. I try as often as possible to make gifts. I’ve only given one gift card in my life, and it didn’t go well. Three years later, Lands End called me to say that my card…Details
Recipe: Cranberry Cream Cheese Bars Ladies and Gentlemen, I haven’t shared a recipe in a while. I’m on a diet and am longing for cookies, so I’m sharing one of my favorite cookie recipes with you, and I hope you and your families will eat these in my absence. 2 cups unsifted flour 1-1/2 cups…Details
Definition: Caravan According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, this is their definition of “caravan”: Definition of caravan : a group of people or animals traveling together on a long journey especially through the desert : a group of vehicles (such as cars or wagons) traveling together The photo is of a Bedouin tourist camp. The camels…Details