Monthly Archives: August 2018

Bridging the Generations to School

When I was a kid, we had long summer vacations from school. We were usually out by the first week of June, and went back the first weekday after Labor Day, (which was not yet a Monday Holiday and always … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Summer comes to an end By Jeff Salter Apparently this was my recommended topic… even though I was fully aware we’d last covered this area a mere five years ago. But some of the Resident Foxes came on-board since that … Continue reading

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Reflections of an Old Teacher

What do you think about when the summer is almost over? Would you turn back the clock and redo vacation time? Are you glad that the kids are going back to school soon? If you’re a teacher you probably think … Continue reading

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No More Lazy Days

When I was younger I loved summer vacation. There was nothing better than spending long lazy days in the sun at the farm. Running barefoot all day, staying out in the fields among the sheep while I read from whatever … Continue reading

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Time to Get Busy (and Learn)!

This week’s topic deals with our memories of end of summer or back to school. I always loved school, so even though I enjoyed summer and not having to wear extra layers of clothing, I always looked forward to the … Continue reading

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I understand that I do a bit of complaining and rants about writers getting things wrong. I think we can all learn from the mistakes made by others, in all walks of life. However, this week I would like to … Continue reading

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Guest Hound: William Michael Davidson

Welcome, William By Jeff Salter Though I no longer recall exactly when this occurred, I “met” William Michael Davidson on the Clean Reads Author Group. At that point, he was a newbie at C.R. announcing his first novel with our … Continue reading

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Welcome Richard Barnes

Welcome to Four Foxes one Hound. Our special guest today is Richard Barnes. Richard Whitten Barnes was born in Minnesota but grew up on the north side of Chicago… yes, a lifelong Cubs fan. A graduate of Michigan State University majoring in … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Katherine Gilbert and Protecting the Dead

Last week I told you a bit about Protecting the Dead, the urban fantasy novel by debut author Katherine Gilbert. Katherine is a native of South Carolina, and since that’s one of the few US states I haven’t visited, we’ve only … Continue reading

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Get Lost:LibriVox/Project Gutenberg/Internet Archives

LibriVox is an organization dedicated to finding literary works which have fallen into public domain and making readings of them to share with the world. Volunteers do the recording. Works in the public domain are those whose copyrights (in U.S. … Continue reading

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