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Mar.28.2014
I’m at Sia’s Thoughts over Coffee today for another chance and have one more on Monday, and that’s it! :) http://siamckye.blogspot.com/2014/03/interview-with-terry-spear.html A black bear and his turkey vulture friends. And I just completed Matheson Clan Bear triplets for another order and will be...
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Mar.27.2014
I’m still at Redheads Review Better, giveaway of Silence of the Wolf print copy, until Mar 30: http://redheadsreviewitbetter.com/2014/03/interviewgiveaway-terry-spear.html Bitten by Books at 12!! Giveaway tonight, copy of Silence of the Wolf, print, and for Overseas, Cougar’s Mate, ebook. http://...
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Dec.07.2013
December 7     Anti-Forfeit Activity   I don’t want to write bad, forced, poor, weak, care-worn poems, but I won’t write any good ones if I don’t lift this pen.  The embarrassment I might feel for lackluster lines is far less than the shame of empty notebooks.  I don’t...
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Oct.13.2013
Everything came together for me when I took these pictures, the soft lighting on an autumn day, the fall leaves coloring the bottom of the koi pool, the movement of the fish and the water, the reflection of the trees up above. When I uploaded them, I found some looked like paintings, surreal,...
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Sep.23.2013
Is it just me, or is she cross-eyed? Maybe it’s looking at the fence wires that’s making her appear that way. This is the momma tiger, and she has three cubs. You can see them behind her all sprawled out on top of each other. They’re getting REALLY big. Aren’t the big cats beautiful? They...
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Jul.31.2013
Kids squabble over iPads Outside the enclosure of Depressed Dads What a specious species Teeming with mental disease Condors caged against the sky Slowly forgetting how to fly Lines of lying lions Gnaw on Safeway bones Elephant memories flicker And fade Beneath the California sky Where we flock to...
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May.01.2013
The One and Only Ivan Katherine Applegate middle grade Let me say right off the bat that I really enjoyed this book. Really enjoyed it. There were some craft aspects I had my issues with, but the the emotional connection was so complete, it was impossible to walk away from the story unchanged...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.20.2012
  December 20   COOCOO’S NEST     I ran away to join the zoo hoping a life contained would calm me.  The segregation hit me first; isolated exclusively with those of my stripe drove my thirst for diverse scents and opinion.  Next, the monotony of the landscape bore...
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Nov.07.2012
I wish I could have made the fence go away, but it wouldn't. LOL So here is the juvenile orangutan eating from a box. Not sure if it's female or male, but someone who was watching it, said the monkey has worn blankets since it was a baby! :)  I wonder if she will ever outgrow it! I'm...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.07.2011
December 7     Anti-Forfeit Activity     I don’t want to write bad, forced, poor, weak, care-worn poems, but I won’t write any good ones if I don’t lift this pen.  The embarrassment I might feel for lackluster lines is far less than the shame of empty notebooks.  I...