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Dorothy Borders
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Reader, birder, gardener, blogger
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Shadow Prey by John Sandford: A review
My considered opinion is that Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport is a jerk. He's one of those guys who sees himself as a gift to women of all shapes, sizes, and kinds. He excuses his behavior as a Lothario by saying that he just LOVES women. And so he mo...

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Poetry Sunday: More Than Enough
Summer is officially with us now, although it arrived unofficially where I live several weeks ago. And with summer comes a wealth of blossoms and berries and seeds: "Season of joy for the bee. The green will never again be so green, so purely and lushly new...

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This week in birds - #261
A roundup of the week's news of birds and the environment : Eastern Kingbird photographed at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge. ~*~*~ June 19-25 is designated as National Pollinator Week , in honor of those hard-working animals that pollinate over 75% of f...

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Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002 by David Sedaris: A review
If you are planning a road trip this summer and need an audio book to entertain you along the way, I can strongly recommend David Sedaris' latest. It is a compilation of excerpts from diaries that he has kept for twenty-five years, from 1977-2002. In his in...

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The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos: A review
This book won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1990 and was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction of 1989. Incredibly, it was the FIRST Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner by a Hispanic writer. Oscar Hijuelos was born in the United States to Cub...
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