Tag Archives: Anne McCaffrey

New Arrivals, Current Reading Aug 12 – 18, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: Continued temperatures in the mid to high eighties plus¬†higher than usual humidity for August has made it uncomfortable here. I know, it’s worse in the midwest and east, but I’m a left coast guy. We went to our … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading Aug 5 – 11, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: This is the time of year when the garden needs some routine maintenance: weeding, some ¬†trimming and flower cutting. Mostly we just water and enjoy. However, we just spent three days putting in 39 new Iris, which will … Continue reading

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New Arrivals, Current Reading July 29 – August 4, 2013

NEW ARRIVALS: It continues to be hot here, the hottest, driest summer in a decade. Both our water and electric bills will soar; it’s a good thing there are plenty of books here to read for free! The Post Office … Continue reading

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Last Word on Anne McCaffrey

I was greatly saddened by the passing of Anne McCaffrey, a very favorite author of mine. George Kelly alerted me to the January 2012 issue of Locus magazine, which is the McCaffrey issue. I was too late to find it … Continue reading

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The Pern Books – part 1.

Introduction There are few, if any, authors who can pull me into a book and keep me glued there as well as Anne McCaffrey, and that’s especially true of her series of books about the planet and peoples of Pern. … Continue reading

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