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Not exactly the Olympic Games…

(Sometimes, irony not only catches fire but then floats up into the sky and drifts away…) I’ll just give you the short(ish) version: A few people in the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) decided they wanted … Continue reading

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The latest report from “Tulgeywood”

I typed part of this back in earliest July. For those of you who are missing the “kitten updates” posts and such, at least this one is (mostly) about kitties. About the title of this post: Paul has¬†started addressing Smudge … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on my way to leave copyediting forever…

This is part of how the last few weeks have been for me: I got an email message recently from someone who’d read my blog profile and described it as “interesting and witty.” Cool. Better yet, that comment about my … Continue reading

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“No context for you.” :-)

Some things are just… funny, especially when seen without context. Although, of course, I tend to provide that context anyway… unless doing so is dangerous, and then I’ll still provide the context, but hide it under so much additional information … Continue reading

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Sometimes, cooking is book research.

The things I do in the name of research for writing a novel… Fact: There is only one way to get complete, adequately bio-available protein from a non-animal source, and that’s to eat corn, beans, and squash cooked together. (You … Continue reading

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Yes, it had to be cats.

I do have a “Writing Glitch”-type post for you today, but first, I’m sure you all want to know how the new housecats Smudge and Logan are doing, so… The “thistle cats” are doing quite well. Logan has decided he … Continue reading

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Updates: June 1, 2019

I had the perfect quote for the day — relevant if taken entirely out of context — and then, as sometimes happens, I found out I’d been misremembering it. *sigh* I thought the quote was,¬†“Forty-seven! How’d you manage?” As it … Continue reading

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