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Suki’s Return

November 23, 2015
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Suki’s Return

This was originally posted on November 24, 2010 Yesterday at about 2:30pm I received a voicemail from a woman named Deb. She said that we’d emailed way back when I first lost Suki. She spends a lot of time on Craigslist trying to match up lost cats with found cats. She also does some...
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Dear Facebook

April 8, 2014
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I have a suggestion. Please hear me out. I am not naïve enough to think that I am your customer. I know full well that your customers are the advertisers. The goal of your website is to make money and since us users do not pay, someone must. I get that, it’s fine. But...
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New Phone/Computer Scam

June 7, 2012
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Today I got my second scam phone call from someone trying to infect my computer. The first time I wasn’t on my toes enough to record it. This time I did. Also this time it came in on a “withheld” phone number but previously, it came in on a local phone number: 763-279-1719, the...
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Nook Color

July 12, 2011
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Nook Color

I just wanted to share how happy I am that I finally got my Color Nook all set up. I may have mentioned before that I bought one. It was maybe 6 months ago. I got it because, well, I’d wanted one ever since I knew they existed, but also because I was reading...
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

July 8, 2011
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs I chose this book based on the cover alone. I have a fascination with old tymie things and photographs in particular, tickle my fancy. I really didn’t have much of an idea what this book was about but I knew it was told in part...
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Movie Review: The Killing Room

November 18, 2010
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Movie Review: The Killing Room

Title: The Killing Room Year: 2008 Cast: Timothy Hutton, Clea DuVall, Meade Patton, Bill Stinchcomb, Nick Cannon, Peter Stormare, Anoop Kaur Sikand, Shea Whigham, Chloë Sevigny, Luke Sexton Director: Jonathan Liebesman Screenwriters: Gus Krieger, Ann Peacock The Killing Room Yikes. Well, I am still on my Timothy Hutton kick. I knew nothing about it,...
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Books: Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

November 17, 2010
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Books: Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

Title: Look Again Author: Lisa Scottoline Publisher/Date: St. Martin’s Press; 2009 This is the story of a woman who adopted a little boy about a year old when he was basically abandoned in a hospital while he was recovering from a serious heart defect. A couple years later she gets one of those cards...
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Shabby Apple Rocks

November 16, 2010
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Shabby Apple Rocks

I don’t normally go all gushy over a store, especially an online store, but is an exception. In this day where so many stores don’t give two hoots about their customers, I am always very pleasantly surprised when I encounter one that goes the extra mile. Several months ago on a whim,...
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Movie: The Ramen Girl (2008)

September 19, 2010
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Movie: The Ramen Girl (2008)

Title: The Ramen Girl Year: 2008 Cast: Brittany Murphy, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tammy Blanchard, Kosei Asami, Gabriel Mann Director: Robert Allan Ackerman Screenwriter: Becca Topol The Ramen Girl Another night alone and a ton of movies to choose from. Ahhhhh….Tonight’s feature is called The Ramen Girl. It stars Brittany Murphy and no one else I...
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Book: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

September 18, 2010
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Book: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Title: Sharp Objects Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher/Date: Three Rivers Press (July 31, 2007) Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn While this is Gillian Flynn’s first book, it’s the second one I read. I tend to use Bookmooch whenever possible and her second novel, Dark Places was available before this one, so that’s how it happened....
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