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Daily archives for July 6th, 2009

Mt. Shasta Lavender Farm: High Desert...

Mt. Shasta Lavender Farm: High Desert Beauty

“Here’s your sweet lavender sixteen sprigs a penny that you’ll find my ladies will smell as sweet as any.” Lavender Seller’s Cry – London England 1900 Located deep in the high desert off of highway A-12, just 20 minutes North of the city of Mt. Shasta, lies a jewel glittering beneath the sun. The Mt. […]

What An Animal II Challenge

What An Animal II Challenge

July 1, 2009 – February 28, 2010 Kristi at Passion for the Page is hosting Part II of the What An Animal Challenge. I did the first one and really enjoyed it…and I seem to have a lot of books on my stacks that meet the requirements of this challenge…so I’m in Here are the […]

Spice of Life Challenge

Spice of Life Challenge

July 1 – December 31, 2009 Rebecca is hosting the Spice of Life Challenge to read and/or review books about food and eating our way through a good life.  I just cannot resist it! Here are the guidelines: Feel free to overlap your books with any other reading challenges you have. If you feel so […]

Not Just Reading…

Not Just Reading…

…these days. My sister and niece arrived on the West Coast ten days ago and we had a great time. I met them in San Francisco and we spent a couple of days there before heading back to Shingletown. Despite the triple digit weather, we managed to do a lot more than just sit around […]

Women Writers in Peril

Women Writers in Peril

**This post was originally published on my Women Writer’s blog in September 2008; I have since closed that blog and will be periodically re-posting articles from that blog to Caribousmom. In 2007, 45 writers from 22 countries received Hellman/Hammett grants from Human Rights Watch, an organization which supports writers around the world who have been […]

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