Monthly Archives: March 2013

Baskets and Bunnies…and Pecan Eggs

We are talking Easter this week and focusing on candy…what a loaded topic… loaded with calories! When I was little, Easter baskets were a real treat. I did not grow up in a religious family, so ‘giving up for Lent’ … Continue reading

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Memories from Easter Time

By Jeff Salter Of course, I know the real point of Easter Sunday has nothing to do with bunnies, egg hunts, or candy.  And it’s not supposed to be about new dresses with frilly gloves and bonnets and shiny shoes.  … Continue reading

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Easter Candy!!

There are two kinds of Easter Candy I love. One is Reese’s Peanut Butter eggs. Truly, though, they aren’t really Easter candy since I can get the basic same thing all year just not shaped like an egg and really, … Continue reading

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Guest Fox – Alissa Callen

I’m really happy to introduce you all to Allisa Callen this week. I’ve recently discovered Australian rural stories and I’m loooooving them. You can only imagine my joy when Allisa accepted my offer to have her here as a Guest Fox. She writes long … Continue reading

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Spring?

Spring…it needs to get its act together. I will admit we had Spring-like weather here in central Kentucky all Winter long, but it isn’t the same. We had little snow, few cold days that only came in short bursts and … Continue reading

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Spring, Sprang, Sprung

Thoughts about the Season after Winter By Jeff Salter Spring is on everyone’s mind this week, but I’m not certain winter is quite over … here in Possum Trot.  So until I know whether spring has fully sprung, let me … Continue reading

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Spring Break

Spring Break is a big deal here in NW Florida. Lots of kids and college age folks out at the beaches. Our beach in Pensacola is a lot less crazy with spring breakers than Destin or Panama City which is … Continue reading

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Spring with me

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”  ~Rainer Maria Rilke Spring ! Yes, I’ve gotta say it’s my favourite season, and as the northern hemisphere prepares for the wonderful part of the year, I will … Continue reading

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Cinema for St.Patrick’s Day

Here we are at the weekend of St. Patrick’s Day, which has been covered well by my colleagues this week or in the past. By the time St.Patrick’s Day officially hits on Sunday, it will be almost anti-climatic here in … Continue reading

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Leave the stinking daylight alone

By Jeff Salter It’s a toss-up this week, whether to talk about daylight saving time, which started Sunday the 10th, or to discuss St. Patrick’s Day, which is Sunday the 17th . Last year at this time, I presented one … Continue reading

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