Trout fishing (or mebbe catfish) in America

The Man and I recently got back from our spring road trip. We had our usual quirky time – we like back roads and waterfalls and dams and fish hatcheries and of course we met enough characters to people a couple of novels (I hope).

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...not in Kansas anymore...

Wow, busy Saturday here in Paradise. Polly and I started the day at the annual ALS Walk, where she entertained/irritated/pissed off the crowd with her rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, which she sang with great gusto. I’ll bet the guy with the microphone who was trying to lead the song wished he    [Continue reading]

Cross-post: Inside the Writers' Studio Interview with Craig Lancaster

Kris and Kel, the fabulous Paper Rats from Inside the Writers’ Studio, asked a number of bloggers to cross-post their holiday interview with Craig Lancaster today. Craig sounds like an interesting guy and the interview provides a wide-spread opportunity to support a worthwhile charity at the same time — how could I refuse an offer    [Continue reading]

How was your week-end?

Friday morning, the hurricane-formerly-known-as-Earl had wimped its way out of North Carolina — without leaving us so much as a drop of rain or a gust of wind. But at least the surf was up at the end of the island and I got to watch a little wave action.

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