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Karen Robbins
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Author, writer, speaker and travel addict.
Author, writer, speaker and travel addict.

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Books For The Road - The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowan
Once in a while I find an unexpected gem. A while back I was looking to stockpile some reads but couldn't find a lot at the library that piqued my interest. Somehow I managed to run across an eBook sale of The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowan. I think it might ha...
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Books For The Road - My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry
Our book club took a chance on this book. None of us had read it so it was an adventure for all of us to open the pages or fire up the ebooks. I had read another of Fredrick Backman's books, A Man Called Ove , which was good so I had a feeling My Grandmothe...
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Countdown Deal Begins - In A Pickle @ 99 cents!
Looking for some smiles as we wait for spring to fully bloom? Want to start stocking up on summer reads? Check out the eBook deal at Amazon for In A Pickle . Today's price is 99 cents but each day this week the price goes up a bit until it gets back to the ...
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Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover
We are told over and over never to judge things by their outward appearance and especially when it comes to our evaluation of other people. The common phrase we use for that is don't judge a book by its cover . A good philosophy for life. There are so many ...
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Once In A Blue Moon
There's a harvest moon, a strawberry moon, a blood moon--and the list goes on. One of those on the list is a blue moon. To take that literally you might think that the moon would be blue then but that is not the case. It has to do with the number of full mo...
Once In A Blue Moon
Once In A Blue Moon
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Wordless Wednesday
Wordless Wednesday
Wordless Wednesday
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Mind Your Own Bee's Wax!
While off exploring the origins of idioms in our language, I came across one that not only was intriguing but in light of a Ladies' Picnic Luncheon we are planning at our church, it seemed to fit the theme of my week. "Mind your own bee's wax." Now I always...
Mind Your Own Bee's Wax!
Mind Your Own Bee's Wax!
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This Isn't My First Rodeo
This weekend I went to get my nails done. Almost anywhere you get your nails done the staff is Vietnamese. The nail salon I frequent is not any different. The nail tech I had this time was chattier than most are and he struck up a conversation. When I went ...
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Say Cheese!
[This was originally written in 2007. My how technology flies! Today my camera still fits in my pocket but it's because it's in my phone. A lot of the tips still apply though. So read--and smile at the memories of old technology.] A few weeks ago we were wi...
Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
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Read It Again Grandma!
[Since I wrote this article, the reading levels of my grandkids have risen. We've shared the Harry Potter series, Hunger Games, and a few other popular reads appropriate to their ages.] “Then our mother came
in And she said to us
two, ‘Did you have any
fun?...
Read It Again Grandma!
Read It Again Grandma!
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