Monthly Archives: May 2014

Special Guests:Rocco and Toni LoTempio/Kids Need to Read

On this ‘free’ week my guests are Rocco and Toni LoTempio. I first met these two when I stumbled across an interview that Rocco did with one of my favorite authors. Rocco has fascinating writers as guests, from some of … Continue reading

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Memorial Day has Evolved

By Jeff Salter Originally called Decoration Day, this is a day of remembrance for all those who have died in our nation’s service. Officially proclaimed in 1868, it was first observed on May 30 that year by placing flowers on the … Continue reading

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Gone the way of the Dinosaurs

“Authors today need a publisher as much as they need a tapeworm in their guts.” ― Rayne Hall This free week has no such promotional words as my past have. My publisher and I have parted ways and I will … Continue reading

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Tell us about your Book Day

Time to shine everyone 4F1H has a free week this week, a perfect opportunity to help out my friends. The blog is open today for everyone to post a purchase link to a- the book you’re currently reading – or … Continue reading

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The Games (Little) People Play, Now

The topic this week is the games we played as children that we still like to play, and those we never want to play again. I played with dolls a lot. My sister is seven years older so she had … Continue reading

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Games Kids Played

Games / Activities from my Childhood By Jeff Salter I interpreted this topic to be about the games we played as kids, whether we enjoyed them back then, and if we’d still want to play them. Conversely, were there any … Continue reading

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childhood memories?

What children’s game to I still like to play and what game to I hope to never play with anyone again? Sigh, more memories I need to dig up. I can say, that as a children’s game I liked, I … Continue reading

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The Garden full of Kinder

“We’re not in this life just to work, we’re in it to live.” Cecelia Ahern “The Gift” We’re talking Child’s Play today… Where do I start? I grew up in a block of apartments, with lots of kids around. School … Continue reading

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Which Do You Want to Watch With Me?

I ask the grandkids as I pull out a few favorites. We have been discussing children’s movies that we enjoy….and some that we don’t. I didn’t go to the theaters see a great number of children’s movies when I was … Continue reading

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Favorite Movies from Childhood

By Jeff Salter Yeah, I’m interpreting this week’s topic to be the movies I most enjoyed as a kid … many of which I still enjoy as an adult. The largest category (which actually spills over into the other categories) … Continue reading

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