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So many books and fascinating things to do, so little time…

I was up late last night, finishing Ann Hite’s first novel, “Ghost on Black Mountain”–she’s the author of “The Storycatcher”, which is one of the rare books I buy in print after listening to the audio version.  It was an interesting story–I wouldn’t have finished it if it wasn’t–but the cover blurb promised a story element that never actually appeared in the book–and that bothered me.  I like Hite’s spooky stories, though, and I’ll be waiting for her next novel to come out.

Books, books, books–I can’t get enough of them, it seems.  (Thanks, Mom.)  If I’m not reading one

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Challenging myself

I did it.  I signed up for a Rosetta Stone language course, the kind you do online.  I’ll be using my ever-more-beloved mini-iPad, most of the time, along with a little micro-phone dealie to practice my…

Italiano.

Truth to tell, I speak just a smidge of Italian, having spent quite a bit of time there back in those thrilling days of yesteryear, but I probably sound like a boat-person to the natives.  As in, “Me no hot water got,” a common complaint of Americans in Italy.  :)  Basically, you could say I know just enough of the lingo to mess up

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”

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