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My dearest friend Margaret Rome is one of the most active Rainers, but I am at the other end of the scale. It's been more than a year since my last post, for Pete' sake! In that time I've: Moved from Maryland to Oregon Spent a couple of weeks driving across this amazing country in what we figure...
Yep, it's happened again. While I was looking the other way, somehow the year sped by and has almost slipped completley away. And though it's been a year of change and opportunity, I've missed too many items on my self-created to-do list. Little things like sending more real greeting cards and fe...
Join Peg Silloway on the Radio for "Cat Chat" At 8:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday September 15, you can hear a full hour of talk about cats on Sirius or XM Radio! Host Tracie Hotchner has invited me to join the conversation and talk about The Cat Lover's Book of Days on her show, "Cat Chat." It's a...
I'm old school enough to believe that a bargain is not simply something you get for a cheaper price. That often means that you are getting something...cheap. To me a bargain is paying less and getting more than you expected. Like finding a house that looks ordinary on the outside but is a treasur...
Calling all book lovers to Gaithersburg, MD! If you're a book lover and in the Maryland/DC/Northern Virginia area, put this one on your calendar. Gaithersburg, MD is having their first annual Book Festival next Saturday, May 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It's F-R-E-E (great price) and should b...
There's a young lady in Oregon who has fed a lot of hungry cats and dogs. Not by taking them food, but rather by using the power of the Internet to stock the shelves of shelters across the country with almost 110 TONS of cat and dog kibble. Mimi Ausland is a seventh grader who believes in making ...