Author Archives: ReaderWoman

About ReaderWoman

Professional reader and researcher for writers - Reviewer and Editor for online book review sites - AVID reader (well, duh!) writer, crafter (sewing, jewelry, fiber art) photographer, herb gardener, love to learn new things - Married 3842 years, 2 "kids" (now 34 and 36) and two grands (13 and 15) Born and raised California Girl, with stints in Tennessee, learning to speak Southern, and Arizona, learning that living in a trailer is NOT fun! Enjoy conversations with wine and chocolate, long walks and being with hubby and family. Life is good!

“C” is for Confusion

Confusion seems to be my constant companion these days – fuzzy brain, mind drift, feet going different directions and hands fumbling at tasks they have done for decades. What’s up with all that!? Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Regency Letter

Originally posted on Her Reputation for Accomplishment:
Detail from Portrait of Comtesse de Cérès, Elisabeth Vigée -Lebrun, 1784. (Toledo Museum of Art) When I first started looking at online images of letters from Jane Austen’s era last summer, I often…

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Letter B

I bet those who know me well thought that B would be for Books! But although reading and books course through my veins, Bread is indeed the staff of life, at least for me! Continue reading

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A is for Acrobatic Anteaters Ate Apples

You accept your faith. You are accepting of cultural differences. You have the mental state of acceptance when you have accepted something as true or believable. (The sky is blue. Democrats are liberal…) Continue reading

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Hello, I love you won’t you tell me your name?

Look out for the first for letter A – Assumptions, Anticipation, Anteaters – one of those or another. Coming to a blog near you. Continue reading

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What I Believe

An interesting discussion with my best friend and one of her FB friends today prompted this post! It is not so much WHAT I believe, but how I chose to disseminate that set of beliefs. Is my goal to change … Continue reading

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I lost a friend yesterday. And in that loss, I became painfully aware of the nuances of our language. “Lost” sounds like I set my friend down, like recalcitrant keys, and forgot where I put her. “Friend” implies a deeper … Continue reading

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