Category Archives: American History

Felina Ballerina Returns

Felina Ballerina learns that when you’re a beloved pet, humans take you to the vet! Felina Ballerina Returns (Book 2) Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This blog participates Amazon Affiliates and may earn commissions from these links.

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Ebook Magical Cool Cats Mysteries Volume 3 Free May 13-14

“FUN! Step back into the days when you needed a password to get that drink, veterans had come home from the Great War, and the electric double decker trolley was the Bee’s Knees of public transportation. Travel along with a … Continue reading

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Bodega Cats Are in Charge

pic.twitter.com/2mNWSLAoom — Bodega Cats (@Bodegacats_) June 18, 2018 Some of the most adorable rodent terminators on the planet live in Bodega shops in Brooklyn. Since it’s not safe to have pesticides around food, and rats will never completely leave New … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Right Stuff

A collective belief that an American astronaut would be the first to walk on the moon bound Americans together through the first space flights. When President Eisenhower decided that space travel should be a civilian enterprise and not a military … Continue reading

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Disneyland Cats

Before Disneyland opened to the public, Walt Disney inspected Sleeping Beauty’s Castle and found a kitty napping there. Walt Disney grew up on a farm and knew that where there could be rats, you need cats. Cats took the title … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and Cats – Presidents & Pets

Public Domain, Link When asked if her husband had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln reportedly said, “cats”. President Lincoln welcomed stray cats to the White House. During the darkest days of the Civil War, the company of his cats helped … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I like California, history, and wine and I’m looking forward to listening to the Audible edition of Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California by Frances Dinkelspiel. Here is part of the description from … Continue reading

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Review: Chain of Title

Chain of Title by David Dayen presents a never dull story of mortgage fraud and mortgage foreclosure. For a brief time, some would say not brief enough, no income and no assets were required to buy houses. People were pushed … Continue reading

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Best Of Blog: Lipstick at the 1920s New Yorker

This post originally appeared in October 2011. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for five years. With her love for cocktails and wit, Lois Long reviewed speakeasies for The New Yorker. She signed her articles “Lipstick” and defined 1920s Flapper … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I was happy to receive a copy of Chain of Title from Audible in my mailbox today. Here is the description from Amazon: “In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance … Continue reading

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