Monthly Archives: December 2017

Country AND Western

The title of this post is part of a famous line in the original “Blues Brothers” movie. The brothers and band were faking their way into a gig in a bar and asked what kind of music they played there. … Continue reading

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A Buck Apiece

Limited Time — Special Holiday Prices By Jeff Salter Folks, when was the last time you tallied up which quality items you could purchase for less than one dollar? No, I’m not talking about cheap imported knick-knacks that will fall … Continue reading

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Bookish Goals for 2018

This last week of 2017 is a free week here at Four Foxes One Hound and I have been thinking a lot about what I want to accomplish next year. I didn’t publish any book in 2017 so that is … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Twelve

Merry Christmas! I hope you all are enjoying a blessed holiday, doing what pleases you, and surrounded by people you love. My hubby and youngest daughter and I are having a quiet day, since the other four children are celebrating with … Continue reading

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Today we are asked to talk about our favorite ways to relax. I don’t know that I ever truly relax. I have a lot on my mind. Sitting still is not relaxing to me. I am writing this in advance, … Continue reading

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R & R & R & R

Rest and Relaxation and Recreation and Recuperation By Jeff Salter This week the Resident Foxes and I are discussing our favorite way to relax. I’ve struggled with this topic, because I don’t find that I “relax” all that much. Before … Continue reading

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Hanging out on the Hamster Wheel

Finding ways to relax isn’t hard, finding the time to do them is trickier. I would love to sit and read a book with a cup of hot chocolate in front of the fireplace. Unfortunately, any combination of two of … Continue reading

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Relaxing days

This time of year can be stressful for some people. I like to get all of my shopping done so I can relax and enjoy the season. This week we’re talking about our favorite way to relax. Well for me … Continue reading

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Putting My Feet Up

The last two months of the year are traditionally busy ones. At least they are in my world. Like most parents and grandparents, I’m busy getting my home ready for the holidays. As a professor, I’m finishing a semester, so … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Julie Mulhern

My guest today is a U.S.A. Today best–selling author, Julie Mulhern, whom I met through many mutual Facebook author friends, and through reading her “Country Club Mystery” series. Let’s jump right in. Welcome, Julie! Did you know that, (although I … Continue reading

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