Author Archives: georgiablue23

Blinded by the Mondegreen light

People who know me and have read “Someone She Always Has Known” look at me askew these days and ask, “So, who are you? Callie, Eleanor, or Jodie?” “They’re fictional characters,” I explain. “Didn’t you read the disclaimer at the … Continue reading

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In celebration of ‘True Story’

In this conclusion to a two-part peek into my childhood reading choices, we’ll discuss the periodical, “True Story.” As long as it’s framed in the context of a soap opera, a 1980s’-era miniseries, or a Douglas Sirk movie, I love … Continue reading

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Where do mermaids come from?

Tonight, Animal Planet will premiere, “Mermaids: The New Evidence,” the follow-up to last year’s special, “Mermaids: The Body Found.” I have no plans to watch. Indeed, I only recently learned of these mockumentaries from my niece, a self-described believer in … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew and the Mystery of Carolyn Keene

Since my admission that I didn’t always know the difference between “Lord of the Flies” and “The Lord of the Rings,” a question has arisen: What did you read as a youngster? That’s easy. During my class’ weekly visits to … Continue reading

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Hobbits are people, too

I’m reading “The Lord of the Rings” for the first time. Why am I just now getting around to it? For longer than I care to admit, I confused the work with “Lord of the Flies.” It was an honest … Continue reading

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Food for thought

One of the ways I developed the main characters of “Someone She Always Has Known” was through their relationships with food. I allowed their attitudes on eating to represent their respective approaches to life. Eleanor will eat anything and with … Continue reading

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Sweet child of mine

Of the three main characters in “Someone She Always Has Known,” I relate the least to Callie. That’s right. I have more in common with the angry and rude Eleanor and the depressed and introverted Jodie than with the warm … Continue reading

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