Author Archives: mdaviswrites

Review: Saving Cade by New York Times Best Seller Victorine E. Lieske

Victorine starts on page 1 putting us in the heroine’s shoes.  We understand immediately that the woman’s worried about getting kicked around. Somebody wants to hurt her. ‘Meg glanced at the rearview mirror for the tenth time. ‘ Ms. Lieske … Continue reading

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Hands-on help: Short & travel stories (So This is why Willa Cather lived in New York)

How do words how movement? Or travel? Here’s some food for action. Continue reading

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Earth Day 2017: Feed a Homeless Person

Homelessness exists even on Earth Day. Homeless shelters are regularly full & they must turn people away. Please remember to give to facilities that give meals to homeless people. Don’t shame these homeless people: just get some food to them. … Continue reading

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Working Class Heroines -Heroes

  I’m not much of a political person. But it was nice to hear a speaker at the DNC say, “How many of you are the first college graduates in your family?” You really should think about this, if you … Continue reading

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CHIANG MAI. DON’T BE NORMAL

Hello,  the last post was all about visas & paperwork. This is about doing things nobody else does, or they miss the guts of these places.  Shopping is one way… Today I’ll focus on 2 areas. 1. largest public market … Continue reading

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NEWEST THAILAND VISA LAW CHANGES

You just thought  you had the goods on visas, everywhere.  Thailand’s added so many complicated new ‘procedures’ that even I fell afoul of the law.   First big change: only single entry tourist visas can be bought in Asia.  ‘Procedures’ might … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Cowboy Oil Man Clarissa Colby interview

Clarissa Colby writes to market, mostly historical romance, regency in particular. But history in general interests her, because she can tap into what will send readers out out and away from their exhausting environments. MDW: In your first post you … Continue reading

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