Friday, August 18, 2006


Superfantastic delectable ATC made by Kim Boehm! I think the uniformed men in the above ATC are guarding the source where all Tab comes from!

I received some exciting news today! The wonderful, Kim, of Art Dog's Life told me that she went to a new antique shop and found something for me!! Please see her blog entry here to find out what it is!! I am so hepped up about this! Thank you Kim!!!

It has been a tradition that every August I get the Fall Anouncements issue of Publisher's Weekly. This is the trade publication about books and the publishing industry. This yearly issue lists most of the books that will be coming out from September to January........It is a RED letter day in the Duet household when I get a hold of that baby. I then sequester myself with the magazine and a pen and circle all the great finds......We will have to go on a search for it this the meantime there are some books on the horizon that look good......some are available now, but most are coming in September....

1. I'm Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers
Yes, I still love Mr. Rogers. He was so kind and gentle.

2. Happiness Sold Separately by Lolly Winston
I read the first page of this book and I wanted to keep reading.

3. Moral Disorder and Other Stories by Margaret Atwood
I don't really like short stories as I would rather read a novel, but I will have to look into this cause I really like Marget Atwood, or at least I loved her book Orxy and Crake.

4. When Madeline Was Young by Jane Hamilton
Jane Hamilton has not had a book out for a long time, so it should be interesting to see what she has been up to.

5. Rise and Shine by Anna Quindlen
I read a synopsis of this novel the other day and it sounds very interesting. Her novel Black and Blue was very good.

6. Artist Trading Card Workshop by Bernadette Berlin
Need we say more??? I want this STAT!

7. Cancer Vixen: A True Story
This is a graphic novel. I have not analyzed this, but I read a lot of books about people coping with various diseases and life threatening illnesses.

8. Artful Paper Dolls by Terry Taylor
Again, sight unseen, but I think I need this STAT also.

9. Piece of Work by Laura Zigman
All of her novels are probably classified as "chick lit" but hers are definitely several steps above the usual stuff in this category. Her book, Dating Big Bird, was a joy to read, so I am looking forward to this book.

Order of Business: I have not been able to get pictures to load on the blog for the past two days, so I poked around on the Blogger site to see if they were working on a fix, I guess they are, but things are not moving too quickly. Some wonderful computer nerd/genius on their forums suggesting changing to Firefox, a different browser, and that worked. So, thanks to Mike for installing that!


One Crabapple said...

Thanks for the book tips.

I am laughing at the thought of you holed up w/ your Publisher's Weekly...

As far as Firefox / Mozilla goes ... I have great sucess with this and Blogger. On Explorer my blog site (you may have noticed is all wacky and dismembered !) - mozilla is fast and it usually lookks just like I post. I also have alot of hectic stuff with Safari (MAC) but even it is better than Explorer.

Good luck Girlie.

One Crabapple said...

oops I forgot to say I think that TAB card is sooo cute ! I really got a kick out of it. (going to leave Kim a msg. now....)

dogfaeriex5 said...

from one tab freak to another, so glad you love the card and your is kismet how we came to be friends and the many similarities we have....let us raise our tab glasses in the air and salute each other with a toast!!

lindaharre said...

I don't drink soda anymore, but do remember my college days and it was all the cals!!!!! Do they still make it? I really don't know! Thanks you for your so sweet words on my blog. It is so nice to hear words of encouragement especially when you aren't quite sure of yourself! Thanks again......Linda