Monthly Archives: January 2013

My Kids – 2013 – Update #2

The good news is that the kids are starting to get a bit easier. Last weekend, we took them out to McDonald’s and they didn’t completely destroy the restaurant. We feel that we can go to the “quick service” places … Continue reading

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My Kids – 2013 – Update #1

OK, I’ve been way off my kids’ blog. I’ll resolve to do better in 2013… E (3 years, 2 months) is in the midst of toilet training. We’re trying to get her ready to head up for “pre-school” in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shrapnel by William Wharton

Shrapnel by William Wharton Publisher – The Friday Project Copyright 2012 (in English; 1999 for the Polish original) 249 pages Rating – 7.5/10 Summary – “War for me, though brief, had been a soul-shaking trauma. I was scared, miserable and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Murder’s Not an Odd Job (Hardman #6) by Ralph Dennis

Murder’s Not an Odd Job (Hardman #6) by Ralph Dennis Publisher – Popular Library Copyright 1974 171 pages Rating – 6/10 Summary – Hardman is back – again. In the sixth of twelve installments, unlicensed Atlanta private eye Jim Hardman … Continue reading

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Book Review: Isle of Joy by Franklin Daugherty

Isle of Joy by Franklin Daugherty Publisher – Black Belt Press Copyright 1997 316 pages Rating – 9.5/10 Summary – In Isle of Joy Franklin Daugherty skewers “Old Mobile” – the  blue bloods in Mobile, Alabama, who control social life … Continue reading

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