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Thursday Thirteen

Yes! We Have No Bananas!

Thirteen Things about BANANAS I had no idea what I was doing for my TT this week. I thought about it while eating my porridge. I glanced around my kitchen and my gaze lit on it--inspiration in the form of one lonely banana. I hereby dedicate my TT to the humble...

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I Put My Blue Jeans On….

Most people own a pair of jeans. Finding the right fit can be an exercise in frustration and after many years of trying on jeans, can I say dark rinse, mid-rise, boot-cut. That's me, baby. I'll admit that having found my style I'm now feeling suitably smug. I did,...

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Absolutely, Positively Wellington

In honor of my recent visit to Wellington, THIRTEEN THINGS about WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND. 1. Wellington is the captial of New Zealand. 2. It is VERY hilly, even more so than Auckland and San Francisco. After a day spent exploring, I woke up the next day with sore...

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Character Traits of a Writer

Thirteen Writer Traits This week fellow author Christine d'Abo mentioned The Writer's Guide to Character Traits by Linda N. Edelstein. It contains all sorts of neat information and inspired by Christine's post, I dragged it out of my bookcase. In her book the author...

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2008: The Year of the Potato

Thirteen Things about Potatoes Last weekend when I visited the Botanic Gardens I discovered 2008 is the year of the potato. You learn something every day. :grin: So, in honor of the humble potato: 1. Potatoes were first "domesticated" or cultivated in the Andes...

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