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Review: White Leopard by Laurent Guillaume

Solo Camara is a former cop from France with a dark past and now, a P.I. in Mali. He takes an ordinary missing-person case and ends up dealing with murder and corruption. The translation of French into English hasn’t diminished … Continue reading

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Miraculous Random Rain

There is a weather line about halfway between my home in Stone Mountain, Georgia and  where my sister lives about 30 minutes north of Macon. It is not uncommon for rain to fall on one side of this visible line … Continue reading

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MY SWEET ICED TEA and ME

Traveling can be tricky for me if the region or hotel doesn’t serve sweet-iced tea. Headaches ensue, and I find I am more disagreeable. Because I am not a bubbly happy gal at my best, I can in a withdrawal … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty Disorder

“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,” BY MOTHER GOOSE Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again.   After the Killer Nashville … Continue reading

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The Chicken Versus The Rabbit

The assembly line made the chicken a popular industry in Gainesville, Georgia and a statue was erected. Rabbittown, a former hamlet in Gainesville, still had people who remembered the importance of the raising and selling of rabbits in the past, … Continue reading

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Met A Clever Spider: Quite a Character

Photo by Dean Hesse The female yellow garden spider has many admirable, intriguing traits: “The writing spider” makes zigzag lines in her web. –Plot twists abound She is clean. She remakes her interior web every day. –A born editor She … Continue reading

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Preparing For A Retreat

At the last minute, I’m scheduled to go on an Alternate ROOTS retreat in Arden, N.C. in the mountains with trees, one of my favorite recharge and meditation spots. I will be in a cabin with bunk beds and plastic … Continue reading

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Anti-Heroes Must Be Interesting

Last weekend in South Carolina one of the more thought-provoking questions for the panel members at the Mystery in The Midlands surrounded the topic of whether the protagonist must be likeable. Underlying this question there was a presumption of the … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Wall Murals – Twelve Original Family Members Left

One of my characters, the forger, in my soon-to-be-sent-out manuscript about an Atlanta art heist lives in Cabbagetown. During a research babbling session with my husband, he shares a photo of The Fiddler by Steve Seaberg and Esther Lefever created … Continue reading

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When Nothing Works

Photo of Ofir Nahari- famous clown performer My cell phone won’t send the photos I took yesterday for my weekly blog. The page won’t open in the lynnhesse.word.press.com for me to add the blog or the photo. Patience to understand the … Continue reading

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