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Authors are having a love-hate relationship with Kindle Unlimited. Some are seeing increased sales from it, while others are reporting massive declines. Readers, however, are loving it. Kindle Unlimited offers yet another price-point option for reading books. Those of us …

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If you’re a fan of The Andy Griffith Show, you’ve GOT to get the theme song! I heard it on the radio once, bless that disc jockey for having a wild hair and playing an unexpected song, because I totally …

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We hear about stories in the news such as the hero dog from Afghanistan who foiled a suicide bomber’s attempts to blow up an American barracks, and was later adopted by an Army medic who had witnessed the dog’s bravery. …

I’d reached that point in life where you wonder what impact you’ve had on the world, what legacy you are leaving behind, how will people remember you? How many people would actually miss you? Those questions were haunting me as …

Punched in the Nose by a Dog

Dogs can bite you, body slam you, claw at you, or lick you silly but did you know that a dog can punch you in the nose and give you a nosebleed? I didn’t, until yesterday. I’d already learned about …

 

Man’s Best Friend and National Dog Week

For virtually every vice and oddity, occupation and religion, hobby and emotion, there is a holiday to honor it. We honor mothers and fathers, grandparents, teachers, firefighters, secretaries, bosses and sweethearts. We celebrate beer, practical jokes, waffles, head lice and …

 

The Lonely Garbage Can

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One of my childhood memories included walking to school along a sidewalk where the snow was over my head on each side. Decades later I could not help but question the validity of the memory – surely it was the …

 

Laughter is a Brain Disease

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Apparently, laughter is a brain disease. I kid you not. I was researching mental disorders for something I was writing, when I came across a reference to “laughing epilepsy.” Having the propensity to laugh myself, more so than the average …

 

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and UFO Alien Abduction

For an alien abductee, this movie is seriously creepy. It comes frighteningly close to what actually happens to the memories of people who’ve been abducted by aliens. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is classed as a romantic, science fiction …

 

Freebie Recycle

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Got a bunch of rocks in your yard you want out of the way? How about that broken down old computer? Ready to clean out the attic or garage? There’s an EASY way to recycle your old junk. Recycling has …