Category Archives: Devil Cat and Other Colorful Animals I Have Known

#211–Simple solutions . . .

  NEW CAR When I had my new car only a week, I heard such loud noises coming from it, I was convinced it had a major problem. It had been a very hot day over in the valley, so … Continue reading

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#206–Making it through the winter . . .

  Since my name’s not John Grisham, I need to be out there selling my books to get back the cost of publishing/printing my latest book, Devil Cat, the books I bought from the publisher to sell for Around Florence, … Continue reading

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#201–Frustrations & Giving Thanks . . .

  It is Thanksgiving Day as I sit here writing, and like many others, I’m thinking of what I’m thankful for. I’m also aware of some of the frustrations in my life this year. So this Thanksgiving, I’ll do a … Continue reading

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#184–Wearing more than one hat . . .

  The piles of stuff on my dining room table are my gauge of how busy I am. And it’s full. This time of year is busy, busy because of the Florence Festival of Books (FFOB) coming up in two … Continue reading

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#183–Finding your niche . . .

All writers know their genre, but not all writers know if their writing fits a specific niche. If your writing does, then you can market to that niche. My bridge books fit into historic and also Oregon Coast niches, as … Continue reading

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#181–Judy & the hordes of tourists . . .

I know! I know! What did I expect in July when it’s sizzling in the valley! Even so, I haven’t been in such crowds since I was at the newly reopened Sistine Chapel in Rome. Every place wasn’t that crowded, but … Continue reading

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#180–Yachats Farmers Market revisited . . .

There were fresh carrots, greens, rhubarb, blueberries, and many more fruits and veggies marvelously displayed at booths spread throughout the market. There were several booths of jams and jellies, one of smoked cheeses, one of fudge, and a popular one … Continue reading

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