Category Archives: Love

Marvelous Advice for your Mid-Century Angst

Hi there, guys and dolls! Whiz, zip, bang! It’s Friday. Do you ever wonder how you got through your weekends before yours truly was dispensing half-wit and almost witty wisdom to enhance your life? Well, I wonder how I ever … Continue reading

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Advice for the Valentine Hearted

Hi there, guys and dolls! Do tell, is your Valentine’s Day going swoonily? Mine is, of course. More ardent admirers than I can shake a stick at. And who to choose for my dinner and dancing date tonight? Sigh, so … Continue reading

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Rippling Still Waters with Mary Wesley

Hi there, guys and dolls! And here we are – already Raves n Faves Thursday. Nice going, everybody! Today I’m going to share with you some books of one of my favorite authors, Mary Wesley. She didn’t get her novels … Continue reading

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Fantastically Free Advice for the Fretful

Hi there, guys and dolls! Say, it’s already Friday, and you know what that means – time for some not so great advice that you really don’t need. Let’s see what are willing victims, er, participants are troubled about today. … Continue reading

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Turns Out it is Not All About Eve

Hi there, guys and dolls! I trust you had a great weekend. Yours truly certainly did. Let me tell you all about it… It all started Saturday morning when I was just about to go out the door to run … Continue reading

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Oh the Romance, Oh the Suspense

Hi there, guys and dolls! One of my favorite days is here. Why, that would be Raves n Faves Thursday, of course. This week I’ve got some great reads by one of the best 20th century authors, Mary Stewart. Now … Continue reading

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Rock Hudson, Doris Day Will Chase the Winter Blues Away

Hi there, guys and dolls! Almost everyone everywhere is telling yours truly how the winter blahs are getting them down. Well, never fear, raves n faves Thursday is here! I’ve got a fantastic triple bill suggestion for you to hunker … Continue reading

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I Have Discovered the Joy of Skiing

Hi there, guys and dolls! Winter blues already got you down? Not me, no siree. See, I don’t think it’s ever too early for the first getaway of the year. Pour yourself a hot toddy and read along. It all … Continue reading

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Entertainment for Busy Hands

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to Thursday. Bet you never thought it would get here, did you? And do I have some great Raves n Faves for your listening pleasure. I love radio plays, and isn’t BBC a wonderful … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Big Stone Gap

Hi there, guys and dolls! And tah-dah, here’s Thursday and time for my raves n faves, getting you into the weekend spirit. This week’s pick to make your weekend magical is the wonderful author Adriana Trigiani and her delightful stories. … Continue reading

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