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Agave & The Waldo Ultimatum

I have become a True Believer in agave nectar. Given my tendency to become hypoglycemic, and my family history of type II diabetes, the potential in a delicious, low-glycemic index sweetener, particularly combined with whole grains and a very talented

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Picture worth a hundred books

I finally did it. Now that I have a camera, I photographed my review book pile. It’s actually got one book in it that technically isn’t a review book (it was a contest win), and it’s missing one cookbook that

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Dewey’s Negativity Meme & More

Dewey has put up a fantastic new book meme that I just have to participate in, because it provides plenty of food for thought: the negativity meme. 1. When you dislike a book, do you say so in your blog?

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Generations of Writers & BTT

First, before I forget, today’s review is of Peggy Knickerbocker’s delightful Olive Oil from Tree to Table. Second, it’s time for the weekly Booking through Thursday meme, which I’ve actually missed for the last few weeks. Today’s meme is: How

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Agave Nectar

Agave nectar is officially one of my favorite discoveries ever. I first read about it in Heidi Swanson’s Super Natural Cooking. It’s a sweetener in syrup form made from a cactus (the same one that gives us tequila), and it

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E-Books

What’s your opinion on e-books? So far, I’m middle-of-the-road on them. Here are some of my e-book pros and cons: Pros: cost (I can’t afford to buy even a fraction of the books I’d want to read, and e-books are

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*sings* It’s a small world after all…

Last week I wrote an entry in my Epiphanies blog (it’s a place for posting writers’ exercises and such for people to play with) that explored my grandfather’s history just a tiny bit. He’s one of those people who has

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The Non-Fiction Meme

I got tagged for this one by Book Nut (aka Melissa) as well as Dolce Bellezza. So, what the heck. a) What issues/topic interests you most in non-fiction? Cookbooks and writers’/creativity books are my favorite non-fiction books. However, I’ll pick

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After the Honeymoon (BTT)

Today’s Booking Through Thursday: Here’s something for Valentine’s Day. Have you ever fallen out of love with a favorite author? Was the last book you read by the author so bad, you broke up with them and haven’t read their

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Fiction!

I’m finally getting around to reading & reviewing some more fiction. Wheee! Today’s review is of P.D. Gilson’s Gaea: Beyond the Son, and I have two more novels that I read over the weekend and at the end of last

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Stuff for Gamers

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