Tag Archives: libraries

Bed, Bath and Beyond

This week: If you could remodel/redecorate any room in your house which room would you choose and what would you do to it? One room? Of course you are going to expect me to say the kitchen, and you’d probably … Continue reading

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Grandma, Have You Read…

Our Friday Fox asked, “Tell us about books that you have been introduced to by your children/grandchildren.” One of my greatest blessings is knowing that my kids, grandkids, and two great-granddaughters  ALL love books. Specific titles often appear on Christmas … Continue reading

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A Library By Any Other Name…

What is a ‘library’? My grandson asked me to read a YA book, the first of a series. It started out not much to my taste, (unlike so many other he has chosen), but it picked up to be interesting … Continue reading

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Finding New Favorites

The question I proposed for this week was: What is an unusual way in which you have found books or authors? I think all of us know fellow writers and read their books, and their friends have friends who write, … Continue reading

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This week we are asked to describe our dream house. When I was a kid, I actually drew plans for my dream house. As I recall, it consisted of a lot of bedrooms and bathrooms,(I never had my own room … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Lynn Shurr

It is my great pleasure to welcome a friend of mine and a long-time friend of The Hound’s, author Lynn Shurr. Lynn is a prolific writer of romance novels, from the sweet to the saucy, stand-alones to series. Welcome, Lynn! … Continue reading

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Easy Reader

We’re talking e-readers this week, any and all kinds. I have to admit when I was young and saw the people on Star Trek with access to entire libraries on small, flat devices, I thought it was purely science fiction, … Continue reading

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Have You Hugged Your Library Lately?

Libraries. That was my choice of topics, yet I don’t know where to stop or start. I was always fascinated with books. I have no idea how many times I had my mother read “The Tawny, Scrawny Lion”,( among others), … Continue reading

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Wonderful World of Libraries

By Jeff Salter Having spent some 30 years in the library profession, I guess I could write this column blindfolded — favorite memories of library visits. But there have been so many – most from my childhood and youth, long … Continue reading

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