Author Archives: Merlin

A Man of Mystery, Am I? The Mystery Blogger Award

Keiko tagged me again! And Matt in the Hat tagged me too! And Pinkie! Cool! Thanks! Rules: Display the award logo on your blog. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Mention the creator of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #280: The Choice of Happiness

“Now as the ladder of life has been strung, You might think a sweep’s on the bottom-most rung. Though I spends me time in the ashes and smoke, In this whole wide world, there’s no happier bloke!” – Bert, from … Continue reading

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Blogger Recognition Award

Thank you, Pinkie, for the award and the shout out! I am humbled (and happily flattered) that you think me so wise! 🙂 Alas, for time constraints (life has been *really* busy, enough that it’s taken be awhile to respond … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #279: The Meaning of Words

“Feelings and ideas have no physical substance, Ms. LaFollet. We can’t just hand them back and forth the way we would apple or an orange or a brick, so we devise symbols which carry their weight, and we call those … Continue reading

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I’m a Real Neat Blogger!

Of course it’s when my blogging takes a steep dive that I start getting a bunch of blogging award tags in quick succession. 😉 I am playing a bit of catch up right now, so forgive me, please, for doing … Continue reading

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Moon Called, by Patricia Briggs

The last time I read an urban fantasy about a Native American skinwalker, it was a rather unfulfilling experience. Thus, I am happy to report that my first experience with the Mercy Thompson series, by Patricia Briggs, left Faith Hunter’s Jane … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #278: Vote Your Conscience

“As long as every one of us votes his or her conscience every time, then we’ve done the best – and the least – we can do under the circumstances.” – Commodore Gaston Simmons, Echoes of Honor Honor Harrington series, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #277: Civilized Humanity

“We will act as civilized human beings, and we will punish wrongdoing, not simply compound it with barbarisms of our own.” – Commodore Honor Stephanie Harrington, Echoes of Honor Honor Harrington series, by David Weber If you couldn’t tell by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #276: Honor Oneself

“In the end, no one except the Peeps would know what she did and how she did it, nor would the way she conducted herself mean a thing to anyone… except her. That was the crux of it.” – from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #275: Black and White

“You can’t stop Today, as it comes speedin’ down the track! Child, Yesterday is history, and it’s never comin’ back! ‘Cause Tomorrow is a brand new day, and it don’t know white from black!” – from “You Can’t Stop the … Continue reading

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