Author: bobamatthews

Light at the End of the Covid Tunnel

Covid-19 vaccine bottles

After receiving Covid-19 vaccine – there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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My Year in Reading – 2020

My Top 5 Reads - 2020

During the pandemic year of 2020, I made an effort to read books by a wider diversity of authors.

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Book - Other People's Pets by R.L. Maizes

R.L. Maizes has another hit with the quirky characters in her debut novel Other People’s Pets.

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Book Review – “Preacher Sam (Sam Geisler, Murder Whisperer)”, by Cassondra Windwalker

Book Cover of "Preacher Sam" by Cassondra Windwalker

Let me start out by saying that I really enjoyed “Preacher Sam (Sam Geisler, Murder Whisperer)”, by Cassondra Windwalker. I’ve become a big fan of the British “cozy mysteries” on TV.  What I like about these “cozy mysteries” are the

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Photo Books You Should Own

Here are 9 books that I highly recommend for any and all photographers.

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Book Review – We Love Anderson Cooper, by R. L. Maizes

R.L. Maizes new collection of short stories gets 5 stars.

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Writers That Have Influenced Me

Head shots of five influential authors

There are five authors that have really resonated with me. I am attracted to them for their combination of subject matter, character, and writing style that draw me to an author. I find myself returning to them for inspiration and guidance with my own writing.

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Bogbean Cafe in Roundstone, Ireland

Bogbean Cafe in Roundstone, County Galway, Ireland

Bogbean Cafe in Roundstone, Co. Galway is one of my favorites spots for a coffee and a scone.

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“Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery” by Mary Amato

Book cover for Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery by Mary Amato is a fun read.

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My Favorite Coffee Shops in Santa Fe New Mexico

My favorite coffee shop in Santa Fe was, hands down, Ikonic Coffee Roasters on Lena Street.

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