Lists: All Those Things I Don’t Want to Read About
I’ll make a confession. I just slammed the cover on a novel by an author I have enjoyed in the past. I read 150 pages or so of this, his third book, which was, under the circumstances, way above and beyond the call of duty for any reader. There was some amazing writing on those…Read More
Lists: Forever and Always
Remember lists? It’s time for a new entry. Read about my list posts here, then comment and add your own thought. At the end of the month Random.org will choose a winner from everyone who added to any April list to receive an autographed novel. Remember, please stay away from politics, religion and general snarkiness,…Read More
Lists: Packing for Life
I love to fantasize. You probably knew that. Last night when I should have been sleeping I began making a list of everything I ought to pack on two upcoming trips. Honestly, who cares? But I did, at about 2 AM. Then as I began to make my list, I thought of you. What fun…Read More
Lists: The Tyranny of Cell Phones
Remember lists? That’s right. It’s time for a new entry. Read about my list posts here, then comment and add your own thoughts to this one and any others coming up. At the end of the month Random.org will choose a winner from everyone who added to a March list to receive an autographed novel. …Read More
Lists: I Love You Because. . .
Happy Saint Valentine’s Day. Did you know today’s holiday became popular during Chaucer’s time? The real “Valentine” is obscured in legend, based on the lives of two Catholic saints, although the stories of neither hint at romance. But the world loves lovers, and in the 14th century, historical facts were stretched and altered. Now, of course, we celebrate romance…Read More
Words and the Way We Use Them
Sometimes we stumble into history. My husband and I did exactly that last week when we chose to visit Mt. Dora, Florida. Little did we know that Newt Gingrich was planning a visit, too. The Florida Republican primaries were in full swing, and so was the Gingrich entourage. As we ate breakfast on the porch…Read More
Lists: People I Really Want to Read About
Remember “lists?” I introduced my first list on the 13th, and you responded with wonderful additions. You can read the comments if you click on the link. Here’s my next and last list for January. Anyone who adds an item by commenting on either post by January 31, is entered in a drawing for an…Read More
Lists: I Really Want to Know. . . Don’t You?
Drumroll, please. Today’s the first post in a new category at Southern Exposure. If you like it I’ll probably do this as often as I come up with new lists. Because this category is ALL about lists. The fun part is that if you comment on this post and any other “Lists” posts this month, adding your…Read More