Monthly Archives: October 2012

Big Reading Tonight: Sandra Cisneros

There’s a reading tonight at the lodo Tattered Cover location that has me pretty pumped. Sandra Cisneros is coming to read from her new book (illustrated by Ester Hernández) Have You Seen Marie? Tattered Cover puts on a lot of … Continue reading

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Let’s Take A Moment

I don’t know about all of you, but the last couple of weeks have been absolutely nuts. I feel like I’m running around constantly. There is just so much to get done. My heart is beating so fast it feels … Continue reading

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Of Course Energy Drinks Have High Levels Of Caffeine

Get this, doctors are issuing warnings that certain energy drinks have high levels of caffeine. Hold the presses! Send out an all points bulletin! Alert the media! Think of the children! By the way…in other news: the sun is hot, … Continue reading

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I Still Object To The Term ‘Extreme Couponing’

I realize that no one probably cares, but I’d just like to go on the record that I object to the term ‘extreme couponing.” I’ve already discussed how I think the time investment largely ends up exceeding the savings, and … Continue reading

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Why Are Liquor Companies Advertising Basic Drink Recipes?

I’ve noticed a number of different liquor manufacturers putting out commercials recently where they give you the recipe for an extremely basic drink. This puzzles me. Complex drink recipes I can understand, but the ones I’ve seen are so basic … Continue reading

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Stealing High-Value Chips From A Vegas Casino Is Probably Even Dumber Than More Ordinary Thefts

Now, I admit that I don’t know a whole lot about theft. Breaking the law just isn’t my sort of thing. To me, most theft seems kind of dumb…particularly since criminals seem to get caught more often. However, stealing high-value … Continue reading

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Galley Received For “Bones Buried in the Dirt”

I know this isn’t exactly an earth-shattering news item here, but I just wanted to share that I just received my galley of Bones Buried in the Dirt from my publisher. Being my first book, I’ve obviously never gotten a … Continue reading

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