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Bookish Questions – Are any of your friends readers?

Are any of your friends readers? I would like to think that a large number of my friends are readers, but as I get older, and particularly as I read more, I have realized how little most of my friends read. Don’t get me wrong, I have a few friends who read all the time.…

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Duck Tales – The Ducks Have Landed

As I’ve mentioned in previous Coffee Talk posts, my husband and I will be raising some ducks.  Their coop has been mostly complete for a while now, just waiting for the ducks to arrive, and they finally did last Thursday morning. We received a total of 10 ducklings, which were shipped in a package about…

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Coffee Talk – Duck Tales

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab yourself a mocha latte and join in on the chat. Duck Tales There will be lots of fun duck tales in our very own Duckburg soon.  Ten happy little ducks arrived at our house on Thursday morning.   Because of the cold snap we’ve had this week, the cute fluffy…

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Coffee Talk – Bluejays and Barn Cats

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite morning beverage – unless, of course, it’s evening where you live- and join me for a chat. Attack of the Bluejays A couple nights ago, I went out to pick limbs up out of the yard between storms. It seemed like a great idea until I started to…

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#Project52 – From Where I Stand

From where I stand, clutter is a symptom of a creative mind. The walls in my office at work are covered in art and inspiration. I even have a shelf full of fun toys – I swear I don’t play with them at work – that make me happy to look at. Of course, my…

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Bookish Questions – YA or Adult Literature?

Do you prefer YA or Adult Literature? Can we just stop categorizing books?  Who cares if the protagonist is a child, a teen, an adult, or an anthropomorphic cow, as long as the story is good? I love all sorts of books. My favorite series is Harry Potter, which you will always find in the…

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Coffee Talk – So That Happened

Welcome to Coffee Talk!  Grab your favorite beverage and join in on the conversation. Indiana Primary The Indiana Primary was Tuesday.  I made sure to get out and vote, and if you’re from Indiana, I hope you did too, because that vote mattered a lot.  After our primary, Cruz and Kasich dropped out of the…

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Bookish Questions – Do you believe in gendered books?

Do you believe in gendered books? That is to say, are some books for girls and others for boys? This question came up after a recent discussion with my friend Eric (over at The Educated Bachelor).  We were talking about some audio books he was currently listening to – the Rangers Apprentice series by John…

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