Monthly Archives: March 2018

Easter: Family, Food and Pomp

This week we are talking about what Easter traditions we may have. Mine are in flux. I was raised in a non-religious household. We didn’t celebrate Christian holidays as much as we celebrated on Christian holidays. Easter was no exception. My … Continue reading

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More Memories from Easter Time

And, let’s face it — when we’re kids, it’s about the candy 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 … Continue reading

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Easter traditions

My kids love doing an Easter egg hunt. I, however, struggle with what to put in the eggs. They really don’t need more candy. Last year, I bought a bag of candy that I thought I could share with a … Continue reading

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Easter Is On Its Way

Its hard to believe that Easter is less than a week away. When I was a little girl my parents would buy me a new dress and new shoes for Easter. Sometimes I would get an adorable hat. My sister … Continue reading

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Faith and Family

One of the foxes asked us to explain how we celebrate Easter. In our family, as I’m sure it is with most families who observe it as a Christian holiday, the day has two distinct parts: worship and family mealtime. … Continue reading

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Misuse of Terminology

After busy months of becoming a freshman in high school in a new town, my grandson finally got back into his reading groove and back to having me reading a series with him. After the mostly tame and always ‘bad-guys-become-good’ … Continue reading

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Excerpt: Not Easy Being Android

My 15th Fiction Title By Jeff Salter Last month, I posted the blurb for my newest release — my 15th fiction title — published by TouchPoint Romance in mid-February. Today, I wanted you to read the “teaser” scene which precedes … Continue reading

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A Family Affair

My writing has been put on a temporary hold so that I can help get illustrations finished. My sister is getting ready to publish her first book. The Dog Who Thinks He Is A Goat is a cute little story … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Three

I read four more books this month, so I’m still on track for reaching my Goodreads goal of 50 for this year. All were enjoyable reads.   Snow and the Seven Teenagers by Julia Keanini (Book Two in Second Chance … Continue reading

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Whispers To The Past

This past week I had yet another appointment out of town and completely forgot to type up my post and schedule it. So I decided to go ahead and post Saturday. We’re talking about advice we wish we had been … Continue reading

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