Category Archives: A-Z Challenge 2012

T is for Tim Burton

I really like Tim Burton.  He has such a wacky vision.  It is dark, tattered and everything is faintly goofy or ridiculous.  It is a fairly cynical view and making things dark and weird just adds to my enjoyment.  Because … Continue reading

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S is for Seed Stratification

My husband and I both run our local land conservancy’s volunteer-based nursery.  It is a fairly small operation, but it keeps us busy and this time of year, with the weather warming up, it is humming along.  So one of the main trial … Continue reading

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R is for Jennifer Rardin

Jennifer Rardin wrote eight Jaz Parks books before she passed away in 2010.  I am sloooooowwwwllly making my way through them.  Savoring them really.  They are irreverent and silly, action packed and the story takes surprising twists.  Jaz is sardonic and … Continue reading

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Q is found in Loquat

LOL, I am pushing it a bit for the Q on this one…but it is perfect timing because the fruits on our tree are starting to ripen.  This is one of those fruits that does NOT travel well…so if you … Continue reading

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P is for Tamora Pierce, Bloodhound

Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce YA, Published: April 2009 Beka Cooper is finally a Dog—a full-fledged member of the Provost’s Guard, dedicated to keeping peace in Corus’s streets. But there’s unrest in Tortall’s capital. Counterfeit coins are turning up in shops … Continue reading

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