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I Never Tire of Legends Grown*

As this is posted, it’s the 120th anniversary of the publication of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Of course, stories of vampires have been told since long before Stoker came along. 1,067 more words


No.27 Three cups of coffee...

The exact quote is : “I had a ceremony last night- I’m still tired. Three cups of coffee didn’t even put a dent in it.” It’s from Skinwalkers-The Navaho Mysteries  “Shinwalkers” Season 1. 342 more words

Sacred Clowns--Tony Hillerman

I’m finally back to this series–my library inexplicably only had it in hard copy until recently, when they got the e-version, and since I do most of my reading on my phone these days, I paused the series. 243 more words


Book Review: Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman

Anne Hillerman, continues her father, Tony Hillerman’s legacy, with her latest book Song of the Lion.  The story begins with a bomb exploding during an alumni basketball game at the local high school in Navajo territory. 401 more words

Book Review

B is for Background

On this second day of the 2017 A to Z Blog Challenge, my blog post is supposed to have something to do with the letter, “B.” I was tempted to write about blogging, but I’ve had that as my topic several times lately. 580 more words

The Writing Life

I Love the Old-Fashioned Things*

I spent a couple of days at a conference last week. The conference itself was interesting, with plenty of ‘food for thought.’ Just as interesting (at least to me) was the way people interacted. 1,092 more words

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Dance Hall of the Dead (1973) - Tony Hillerman

This is the second book in Tony Hillerman’s Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee series set in the Four Corners area of Arizona/New Mexico. The series almost didn’t happen: Hillerman’s agent, on reading the first book, …
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