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Jaleta Clegg
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I live at the far edge of normal, where the bell curve flattens
I live at the far edge of normal, where the bell curve flattens

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Thursday Recipe - German Pot Roast
My kids told me I had to post this recipe so I don't lose it. The meat was tender and flavorful and dinner was a great success. It was also really easy. The slow cooker did most of the work. German Pot Roast 1 - 1 1/2 lb bottom round steak, thick cut 1/2 c....
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Hiatus, Again
My apologies to the few regular readers of this blog. Life is overwhelming right now. I need to pare down the things I commit to, and unfortunately, this blog is not a priority right now. It takes time and effort to write posts, even weekly ones, and I thin...
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Thursday Recipe - Fresh Mint Iced Tea
Technically, this would be a tisane - a brewed drink made from herbs. But who's counting semantics? It's iced tea without the tea. I have lots of mint in my yard of several varieties including spearmint, sweet mint, pineapple mint, and chocolate mint. It ex...
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Author Interview - Lindsey Duncan
Please welcome Lindsey Duncan to The Far Edge of Normal! LINDSEY DUNCAN is a chef / pastry chef, professional Celtic harp performer and life-long writer, with short fiction and poetry in numerous speculative fiction publications.  Her contemporary fantasy n...
Author Interview - Lindsey Duncan
Author Interview - Lindsey Duncan
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An Ancient Art Form - Bobbin Lace with Eva Caye
Please welcome Eva Caye to The Far Edge of Normal. She has numerous  hobbies, but her latest is bobbin lace. I love fiber arts, but this one looks too complex for me! All photos in this post are hers. She was kind enough to explain it to me and share her fa...
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Author Interview - Renee Carter Hall
Please welcome Renee Carter Hall to the Far Edge of Normal! Renee Carter Hall works as a medical transcriptionist by day and as a writer all the time. Her short fiction has appeared in a variety of publications, including Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fic...
Author Interview - Renee Carter Hall
Author Interview - Renee Carter Hall
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On Hiatus
I'm taking April off. Between my son's wedding, camp nano, and a whole lot of other family stuff, I'm swamped. So I'll see you in May. Meanwhile, if you have a recipe you'd like to share, or book news, even if it's just a great book you recently read, pleas...
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Thursday Recipe - Gingersnaps
Sort of. These weren't snappy but they were delicious. Gingersnaps 1/2 c. butter 1/4 c. shortening 1 c. brown sugar 1 egg 1 t. baking soda 1/8 t. salt 1/4 c. molasses 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. ginger 1/2 t. allspice 1 c. whole wheat flour 1 c. white flour Cream bu...
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CampNaNoWriMo is Coming!
NaNoWriMo started a while back. It stands for National Novel Writing Month. Every November, a whole lot of crazy people like me sign up for this. The goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Doesn't matter if it's any good or not, the goal is to get...
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Thursday Recipe - Slow-Cooker Refried Beans
Beans are healthy and they can taste good. It's even better if they're easy to cook. Many people shy away from using dried beans. They can take a long time to cook, but they are very economical and good for you. Let your slow-cooker do the work for you with...
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