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Archive for October, 2009

What I Will Soon Be “Reading”

Jeanette Walls, author of the fabulous “The Glass Castle”, has a new book out, called “Half Broke Horses.” Even as I write this blog, the latter is downloading straight into my iPod–now you know why ‘reading’ is in quotations at the top of this blog. I can hardly WAIT to start listening to Walls’ latest–“The Glass Castle”, which I read in print form, was so good I couldn’t put it down. Not only that, but it got me hooked on personal memoirs. Can’t get enough of ’em, ladies and gentlemen.

Although nothing replaces a good old-fashioned book kind of book,

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Cool and Sunny

That’s today’s weather report from Spokane, Washington. :)

It is truly beautiful and close to perfect, as far as I’m concerned.

The horses have coats to wear–special blankets to keep them snug at night. Sadie-beagle’s sweater from last winter is now much too big, so she’s got a spiffy new fleece number coming in the mail, as does Bernice. Sadie is often still damp when Jen picks her up after her exercise days, so she does need something to keep her warm.

Memories of this year’s Lael Reunion linger in my mind. My dear family. What a crazy, funny bunch.


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The typical Pony Express rider was nineteen years old and made $100-$150 per month plus room and board.