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An open message to Amazon, associates, and other online sellers

I’m going to offer some advice to the many online sellers that will help you with your business, from a librarian’s point of view.  Yes, we order quite a bit from you, due to price/convenience/availability immediately stated.   2,080 more words


45th Anniversary of Super Typhoon Viola

Nimbus satellite picture of Super Typhoon Viola near its peak intensity

On July 26, 1969, Super Typhoon Viola reached its peak intensity with 145 mph winds as it passed north of Luzon in the Philippines.  45 more words


Contemplating my process

I’ve not had a good relationship with my fiction writing in the last year or so, if not longer, and figuring out what’s going wrong there is an ongoing issue. 611 more words


What a Radical Thought, Equality


I find it easy to discuss sexism – to complain about it, to explain it, to marvel over how stupid people can be about it. I am never afraid of coming across as radical or hateful. 1,631 more words


Observations from beside the hospital bed #4

Let me start by saying this is NOT about my husband. It’s about behaviour I have witnessed in other people over the past two days. … 149 more words