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Finally, a glimmer of what Lisa Marie Rice's next book is about, from the publisher's page for the author:

Into the Crossfire:
Look for my next book, coming out July 27, 2010, Into the Crossfire: Book # 1: The Protectors.

Sam Reston, Harry Bolt, Mike Keillor. The first of a trilogy of three men who are closer than brothers, three men who have sworn to protect women in jeopardy.


A trilogy to look forward to reading. Yeah!

I finally snagged Did You Hear about the Morgans? at a Redbox yesterday. So disappointing. I love Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker--just not together, and definitely not in this movie. Just a package of stereotypes in a not-funny movie.

If you've seen the movie, what did you think?

April 21st marked the 100th anniversary of the death of Mark Twain. Sort of puts you in the mood to give Adventures of Huckleberry Finn a re-read, doesn't it?

I'll leave you with a few of my favorite Mark Twain quotes:

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.


Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.

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Happy Buddha:  Sweet Orange and Cedar Shower Foam from RITUALS

Time for iced or blended peppermint mochas.

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Thanksgiving plans to visit my sister.

Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas is back!

Current Little Pleasures

Christmas Keepsake Week, July 14-23, filled with Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel.

Sending Christmas (in July) cards with a Peace greeting to some of my favorite people.  Why not??

Scott Tube Free Toilet Paper--nothing to recycle.

Haagen-Dazs Coffee Ice Cream--always!

Baby Driver movie.

Seeing photos from my sisters and niece on Facebook during their Italy trip.  I can't imagine they will want to come back home!

What are your current little pleasures?