Gimbling in the Wabe – What We Choose

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So I was tooling around on Facebook last night – something I do far too often – and I was getting pissed.  I know that I’ve pretty much created my Facebook feed by liking certain posts and following certain pages, so what shows up has been geared to what I’ve established as things I want [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Transience as a Library Book

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So, I’m reading Jodi Picoult’s excellent novel The Storyteller (which I was finally able to pick up at the library) and I notice a disturbance on one of the pages.  There is some kind of physical roughness stuck at the bottom right hand corner of page 113, and since I had been reading about baking [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – In Which I Make a Confession

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I have a confession to make.  I’m a wimp. Not in everything.  I’m a competent person; some who know me say I’m a very strong person.  I can put up with a lot, I’ve been able to handle a fair share of disappointment and heartache, and I’ve raised two children past the teenaged years – [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – As Much a Friend as Those Who Breathe

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It doesn’t happen very often, when a time in your life is evoked in a very powerful way; when the shadows of your past are brought into sharp focus and you do more than remember what was:  you feel as you did at that time, with sensibilities, sensations and who you were all alive and vibrant again, [….]

Horten's Incredible Illusions by Lissa Evans

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Horten’s Incredible Illusions: Magic, Mystery & Another Very Strange Adventure Lissa Evans Sterling Children’s Books ISBN: 978-1-4027-9870-2 Releases September 2012   So far, the “S. Horten” books, by Lissa Evans, have bridged the divide between child and adult fiction beautifully.  The first in the series, Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms was charming, quirky, and fun, not to [….]