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National Anthem

When I’m in the car and it’s around noon, I

RIP Frederik Pohl

Frederik Pohl, one of the great science fiction authors and editors of the late 20th century, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. He was 93. Pohl was known as a dark humorist and satirist in novels.

Two new CD's I'm looking forward to this fall!

Two CD’s I’m excited about are due out this fall!

The Art of Back to School

As the summer fades, the back to school frenzy begins!  Over the past several years, my 3 kids have accumulated a considerable pile of recycled supplies, including notebooks, binders and even a few folders.  Most of these are still in good shape – notebooks mis

Great Sci-Fi is for Everyone!

Looking for a great new Sci-Fi series to get hooked on? Don't forget YA novels! They're not just for kids anymore. Here's a list (in no particular order) to get you started.

The Sports Section - Superstitions

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Of all the fascinating things that occur in the world of sports, some of the craziest are the actions that players, managers, and coaches go through prior to a game or during the season. All part of the mental game, these antics can include superstitions, good luck charms, rituals, curses, and jinxes.

It's a Mystery 8/13/2013

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Busy Times in Mystery Publishing

There is a lot of activity on the mystery front this time of year, including the release of many titles by popular mystery authors.  Here are some highlights:

Need Help Reading the Paper?

If you have a subscription to the new "e edition" of the Plain Dealer and are having a little trouble with it, the paper has released a video on how to use the app version. It is fairly fast-paced. While it does not cover the desktop version of the e edition, the app is pretty similar.

#Duck The Halls

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Okay, I've been sitting on this for a week or so, but I wanted to make sure it was in the catalog before I posted. If you're a fan of Duck Dynasty, well, the Robertsons have recorded a Christmas album and October 29th is your lucky day!