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Who Does He Think He Is Anyway?

“I thought I knew you.”

Anyone ever said that to you? The cliche is usually one lover tearfully muttering those words to their partner, just before the breakup. 824 more words


'An Undigested Bit of Beef': Pocket pages week in review

It may be the case that being alive matters more than anything else in life, but it seems dumb to say it that way. 338 more words


E-Reader Tour

Hello fellow residents and tourists to this blog!

So since I did my bookshelf tour last week (and I haven’t had a lot of time to read much of my book) I thought I’d do an e-reader tour. 481 more words

Appleby Brings Home ICTA Award for Outstanding Lead Actor

Union Street Players, Pella’s award winning community theatre, is proud to announce that Lonnie Appleby received the Iowa Community Theater Association’s award for Outstanding Achievement as Lead Actor (Ebenezer Scrooge) in USP’s 2014 holiday production of… 61 more words

Union Street Players

Scary Silents: "The Phantom Carriage"

Welcome to the second installment of my new “Scary Silents” series! In the last post, we watched the Swedish-Danish witchcraft classic Häxan, and today we’re continuing the Swede theme with the spooky 1921 drama… 4,568 more words


A Christmas Carol - the first printing?

In 1843 Bernhard Tauchnitz signed an agreement with Charles Dickens to publish authorised continental editions of his books.  ‘Martin Chuzzlewit’, the first of Dickens’ novels to appear in an authorised edition, has… 754 more words

Vintage Paperbacks

Thank you, Craig Johnson

Outtakes 192

Thank you, Craig Johnson

By Cait Collins

I met Craig Johnson, author of the Longmire mysteries, when he spoke in Amarillo a couple of years ago. 221 more words