Author Archives: Tonette Joyce

About Tonette Joyce

Tonette was a once-fledgling lyricists-bookkeeper, turned cook/baker/restaurateur and is now exploring different writing venues,(with a stage play recently completed). She has had poetry and nonfiction articles published in the last few years. Tonette has been married to her only serious boyfriend for almost thirty years and she is, as one person described her, family-oriented almost to a fault. Never mind how others have described her, she is,(shall we say), a sometime traditionalist of eclectic tastes.She has another blog : "Tonette Joyce:Food,Friends,Family" here at WordPress.She and guests share tips and recipes for easy entertaining and helps people to be ready for almost anything.

Guest: Author Sherry Gloag

On this “Free Week’ here at Four Foxes, One Hound, I have another guest .I would like to introduce you to author Sherry Gloag. Sherry and I met online as we have a number of mutual friends and acquaintances, the … Continue reading

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SHOW Me the Way To Go Home….

This week’s topic is: If our lives were a TV show, what would it be? Groan…you really don’t want to know about mine. My family was so dysfunctional and the situations were often so off-the-wall, I said at an early … Continue reading

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Peace and Long Life

We’re asked this week to talk about what we would do if we saw a spaceship land in our city. I am afraid I shot my bolt on the topic of space travelers in the first week! [See “Gimme Some … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Charlene Wilson

This is a “Free Week”, a week without a specific topic. We decided to do one a month, mainly for the purpose of promoting writing,or writings. Since I have nothing to tout right now,I have invited guests for the next … Continue reading

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Astronomically Speaking

The question of the week is: Do we believe that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe? The obvious has already been asked this week as to whether it exists here, and at times that question is valid. My answer … Continue reading

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Gimme Some Space–Man!

The topic of the week is: Would I want to travel to outer space? Nuh,uh! I would love to see Earth from a Space Shuttle or a space station, but I don’t really even want to go that far…shoot, I … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Paula Martin

The one of the best things that has happened to me since becoming involved with this blog has been the friends I have made, not only with the other Foxes ,(past and present), and the Hound, but with so many … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Not Seeing A Head

The question of the week is: Have you ever met or seen a U.S. President, (or in Iris’ case, A Prime Minister)? My answer is a resounding NO, which is almost a feat, considering I lived in the Washington, DC … Continue reading

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Happy St. Valentine’s Day…Whatever That Means To You

I doubt that most of us think of the Roman martyr for whom the day is named. Frankly, it hasn’t meant much since I was in elementary school,(1st-6th grades), and we had Valentine parties,or simple card exchanges. Sometimes we had … Continue reading

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Still Crazy After All These Years

We’re talking about embarrassing moments this week and I have had my share…and a couple of other people’s as well, I believe. I was so easily embarrassed growing up and as a young adult that it took me a very … Continue reading

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