How does a blizzard move me?

My brother sent me this evocative snow print of a painting by Bill Alexander (dated 1972). My photo of it behind glass is a little blurred — as are my memories of snow. I do remember striding on skiis through woods in Upper Michigan in the late 1940s. When our generation was in grade

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Reason to Learn to Write is to Reason and Inspire

The Yale man and I agreed on the value of poems: Poetry is a wonderful way to come to understand the real meaning of words (his basic professional need) and trying to make a poem is a good way to learn how to communicate (my goal as a writer).

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Does Make-believe Money Matter?

This morning I discovered there are people who had a solution: they paid for everything in cash. Not in real cash made by the federal government; but in faux cash made in someone’ back room or barn.

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Books Are My Business – and Yours

I’m ranked only 33,400 or so as an Amazon book reviewer — but that’s up from 45,000 (or so). Almost all of the people who have rated my reviews found them helpful. Therefore, I am posting all my reviews on this site. Your comments on the same books are most welcome. Different people find different

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KILLER BOOK BARGAINS

 

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

I subscribe to Omnimystery News, a great source of “the latest” about mysteries and crime novels appearing in all formats. One spectacular feature is the Free Mysterebooks every week. Occasionally, someone as well known as Ian Rankin will offer a book free or at a low, low price.

Many more freebies

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