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The Haunting of Hill House 1959

February 22, 1999 The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House was a 1959 book by Shirley Jackson. Shirley Jackson was born December 14, 1914 in San Francisco. She had been reading and writing all her life. She … Continue reading

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Moving On

February 12, 2015 Moving On Quitting, Giving Up, Letting Go and Moving On seems to be the theme this week. But I wonder if they are really all the same or just a little bit different? I ponder these particular … Continue reading

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Elementary

March 20, 2014 Elementary “Elementary my dear Watson,” is a well-known phrase. However, the line never actually appear in any of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s books. The phrase was first uttered in P.G. Wodehouse’s PSmith Journalist in 1915. The phrase … Continue reading

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More Mark-Paul

 More Mark-Paul The first magazine article I read about the teen idol Mark-Paul Gosselaar was in People Magazine. They did a two page article about him in 1990.  It was all about how fame took its toll.   And how being … Continue reading

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Finding Oz

Finding Oz Finding Oz: How L Frank Baum Discovered the Great American Story by Evan J Schwartz came out in 2009.  A groundbreaking new look at a cultural icon—THE WIZARD OF OZ.  Schwartz reveals how Baum’s early interest in theatre, … Continue reading

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Name of Mansfield Passed Along From Man To Town To Man

Name of Mansfield Passed Along From Man To Town To Man  By  Virgil Stanfield The Mansfield News Journal April 24, 1983       Col. Jared Mansfield and Mansfield Hedges Gilkison, who probably never met, figured prominately in the early history of … Continue reading

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