Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ms. Morton’s Fork

                                                   A Writing Prompt                                                           By Jeff Salter              This week, we’re posting writing prompts.  Not completely certain I understand them, but I believe it’s establishing a premise or set of circumstances and leaving it to the blog’s readers to … Continue reading

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Spring’s Favorite Memories

                                                A Scene from Bambi                                                          By Jeff Salter              I love memories.             Memories of seasons often take me back to beautiful places and times.             Last year we visited this theme in April, a full month later.  And here’s … Continue reading

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I got Nothing!

The theme this week is a writing prompt and I got nothing. I was the chair of my RWA chapter’s conference this past weekend and am brain dead still. So, all I have is this: Imagine a poor conference chairman … Continue reading

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Kiss the Blarney Stone

                              Maureen and ‘The Duke’ in Ireland                                                           By Jeff Salter              This weekend is St. Patrick’s Day.  If you want to learn a bit about Patrick Himself – and see my poem about an Irish Lass – please take … Continue reading

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A Movie Set in Scotland That I Bet You Haven’t Seen

This is an awesome little flick and even though the theme of the week is movies set in Ireland, I’m a rebel and am going to share this film instead. After all, what can my blog mates do about it? … Continue reading

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Far and Away

I haven’t visited many foreign countries (Hong Kong, Portugal, Japan, Jamaica, Mexico, Grand Cayman, Bahamas – you know,  mostly Caribbean cruise ship port stops with the exception of the first three) and Ireland is one I’d love to visit someday.  It’s … Continue reading

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Green, green … it’s green they say

                                    … on the far side of the hill                                                           By Jeff Salter              “Green, green … I’m goin’ away … to where the grass is greener still”.             Not sure why that New Christy Minstrels lyric popped into my … Continue reading

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The Day Job

I’ve never been much of an environmentalist. Sure, I’m concerned about the environment, making sure the world is a good place for future generations to enjoy, but I never made a conscious effort to do anything about it. Then I … Continue reading

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I’ve been green for a long time. My oldest son is very much into saving our planet and we had all the recycling tools before anyone else I know in my day to day life. He won the University eco-challenge … Continue reading

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Goin’ Green

How did it get to be March already?  It seems like just yesterday I was trying to figure out what to put in my annual Christmas holiday letter… Oh… Wait.  I still haven’t written it.  I really was mulling over it.  (I’m … Continue reading

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