The X-Files Re-Opened

Tonight the X-Files, the science fiction, supernatural series created by Chris Carter, returns to television on the Fox channel. That's right. The X-Files will be re-opened. The show aired from September 10, 1993, to May 19, 2002, spanning nine seasons and 202 episodes. In case you hadn't noticed, my blog name has always been a kind of spin … Continue reading The X-Files Re-Opened

50 Happy Things: Bloggers Unite in Flood of Gratitude

This post comes courtesy of Dawn Quyle Langau from TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND. She had this great idea for bloggers to unite in gratitude. At this time of year, we may start thinking about the year ahead and our New Year's resolutions. Why not think about the year we have had instead and reflect on the … Continue reading 50 Happy Things: Bloggers Unite in Flood of Gratitude

Green-Walled Tower Fiction-T’s are Here!

Fiction-T's from the Green-Walled Tower are here and just in time for the holidays! David Stewart from the Green-Walled Tower blog has created these incredible T-shirts. I know you're probably wondering how a T-shirt can be incredible...make no mistake these shirts are stupendous! Why? Because these shirts are Fiction-T's. David has published his short fiction stories … Continue reading Green-Walled Tower Fiction-T’s are Here!

Love/Hate

Here's my list for the Love/Hate challenge you may have seen going around the blogosphere. After reading Mark's list on his blog Exile on Pain Street, I felt this rush to write a list of my own and here it is. I wasn't tagged nor am I going to tag anyone, but if you want … Continue reading Love/Hate

My Blog is Three Years Old!

Happy Blogaversary to The Bumble Files!!!  Happy Birthday to my blog. My blog is three years old today!! While I ask myself where has the time gone, I also admit these three years have felt more like six years. It's not that the time hasn't flown by. Usually, when someone says something seems longer than it is, it would be … Continue reading My Blog is Three Years Old!

Fiction T’s are here!

Check out these Fiction T’s from David Stewart and his blog The Green-Walled Tower. David is an amazing writer and he has printed these stories on the back of T-shirts. What a cool idea, huh? These are really great stories. Go to his blog to check out the shirts and stories.

Share his post to be entered into a drawing to win one of these T-shirts! I know I want one.

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These days, everyone on the Internet wants to gain a following. Now with Fiction T’s, that is easier than ever as people follow behind you trying to read the story on the back of your t-shirt.

Fiction T’s takes the best and quirkiest of the Green-Walled Tower’s short fiction and puts it on a t-shirt, available through Spreadshirt. 8 designs are currently offered, each in both black and white text so that dark and light colored shirts are available.

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Some examples of the stories:

Classic Arguments: Literary classics argue after the library closes. There is a definite winner. A great shirt for avid readers out there.

The Physics of Angels: A mother with a migraine tries to explain how an airplane stays up…creatively. Perfect for parents with young…

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How Harper Lee Saved Me

Mark over at Exile on Pain Street just got Freshly Pressed for his post about how Harper Lee saved him. Did you know he received a letter from her? Oh, what a thrill! Congrats, Mark! Excellent post.

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Several people have pinged me about the announcement of Harper Lee’s new novel. It’s based on a recently-discovered manuscript that she wrote in mid-50’s and takes place 20 years after To Kill A Mockingbird.

I think just about everyone has already read and commented on this post but I thought I’d rerun it. It’s the reason why people are reaching out to me with this wonderful news. It explains who I am and why I’m typing these words right now. I’d be a hot mess if it weren’t for her.


Today is the 50th anniversary of the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s the single most important book in my life.

I didn’t read a book until I was 20 years old. It’s true! They attempted to force-feed me while attending my below-average schools, but I made it clear that I would only read a book under protest…

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