Monthly Archives: April 2012

Movie Review: War Horse (2011)

War Horse (2011) 4 out of 5 stars I found this film difficult to watch.   Spielberg is a master at tugging my heart to places it fears to tread.  And this horse went to places of heart-stopping beauty and through … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Astromony Day Despite Cloud Cover

I missed the dawn of International Astronomy Day, thanks to a mostly overcast sky here in the Heart of America.  By mid-morning, the skies had partially cleared to allow the sun to peak through occasionally during my morning long walk … Continue reading

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The Odds Are Against Me

All I have to do is look up my family tree to find plenty of incentives for fighting heart disease.   None of that crossed my mind initially when I signed up at work to participate in the KC Heart Walk … Continue reading

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Walking Regimen Uptick

Spring brings flowers, and showers, hot days and cold days, but also a better-than-average chance Apollo and I will get our walking completed before the sun sets most days.  For the month of April, thus far, I’ve only missed three … Continue reading

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Remembering Roxy: Snack Dispensers

In a not-so-subtle segue from last week’s post, I continue the story of Roxy‘s addiction to paper products (new or used – she wasn’t a discerning Rottweiler).   She favored paper towels (usually snatching them from the trash as soon … Continue reading

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WoT’s Up, Tor?

My favorite fantasy publishing imprint, Tor, caused a stir earlier this week by announcing the demise of DRM in early July 2012 in their entire list of ebooks (printed under Tor, Forge, Orb, Starscape, and Tor Teen imprints).    I’m … Continue reading

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Walking to Mend Broken Hearts

You can Become a Lifesaver Today! I am participating in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, and have set a personal goal to raise funds that are needed for critical cardiovascular disease research and education.  I joined a team sponsored … Continue reading

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