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Clever Magazine
The ezine for the neglected demographic!
Fall 2015
"Fall back everybody!"

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A Message from the Editor
Movie Reviews:  Second Best Marigold Hotel, I'll See You in my Dreams, Mr. Holmes
Book Reviews
: In Bed with the Phantom:
catch up on what the Phantom is reading
My Excellent Life, by Barkley Kochenburg, told to Dianne K
The Edges of California, Part 2: Big Sur,by Dianne K

Essays and short stories by Clever's contributors:
The Intrude
r, by Jean Blasiar
Toby Speaks, by Zoe Blessing - another talking dog!
Great White Hunter, by Susan P. Blevins
Postcards, by Les Bohem
Dear Grace, by Mary Ann Cooper - Grace is a dog!
All Hell Broke Loose, by Bobby Macleod
Cake, by Bobby Macleod
Roger Trimble, by Martin Green - a meme for Trump!

Bank Services, by Rob Nelis - as an ex-banker I loved this story
A couple of days at the fair: Milan's Expo 2015, by Fred Steinberg

Coffee and Books, by Ambika Thompson
Being Exposed to Hip-Hop...by Andrew Tran

The Funny stuff:
Cleaning House, by Kevin T Boekhoff
A Bunny Tale, by Roy Blokker
Fall giggles

Top stories from the previous issue:
The Story of How Tony-No-Nose got his name, by Richard Brockenflabel|
How I Learned to Live a Stress-Free Life, and You Can Too! by Arthur Carey
Rocky and Bullwinkle Discuss their Presidents, by B. Craig Grafton

What's in that Emergency Kit that's out in the Shed? by Dianne K.
Homeless! a short story, by Dianne K.
Mini: a French cat's view of the world
, as told to Dianne K

Wanna read the editor's stuff?

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Art Exhibits, updated
Essays, the best of previous issues
Fiction, hopes, dreams, falsehoods & mysteries
Gardens are our passion
Investigations, our extremely important research
Nature stories
, saving the environment one small step at a time
Pet Pages, lots of heavy petting going on
Travel Essays, armchair travel at its finest

Humor Archives, or look at the following:
Relationship, senior and southern humor
Pearly gates and regional humor

The Phantom's Page: here's the editor's stuff

Ongoing collections:
Clever Cooks, here it is, our recipe collection

Movie Review Archive:
A-C, D-G, H-M, N-S,

The Clever Lists, we love lists

Advice Column

Publishing Guidelines, want to get your piece published? Read this first.
Contributors' Archive
   the alpha list: A-C, D-G, H-M, N-S, T-Z
About Clever, maybe more than you want to know
A Message from the Editor: occasionally the editor spouts off about something

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