Monthly Archives: September 2019

Dining in Paradise

Our resident hound has a knack for coming up with unusual scenarios, and this week he asked us to respond to one. “You’re stranded on a desert island (or someplace deserted). There are only three different things to eat/drink and … Continue reading

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Giving Books Second Chances…or More

I’ve posted before about how I could not ‘get into’ the Hobbit/Lord of the Rings, nor the Narnia books and how now, I adore those series. I think there are others that I might need to go back to and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Jeff-World

25 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Me By Jeff Salter I ran across this recently and was surprised at the date I composed it. It was Feb. 5, 2009, the second month I was involved with Facebook. That was … Continue reading

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First Place and First Kiss

First place.  That’s Liesel’s goal when she’s invited to play a game with a million dollar prize for the charity of your choice.  Even though she’s a woman with secrets that should stay hidden, she agrees to geocache with handsome … Continue reading

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Goodreads Challenge 2019, Part Eight

I managed to read four more books this month. Some were fun reads, some were well-written, and some were neither. I’ll let you decide if any are your cup of tea. Louisiana Longshot by Jana Deleon I recently joined a … Continue reading

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Author! Author?

Question of the week: “When did you first think of yourself as an author?” There are many avenues in writing. I can talk about when I first believed that I could write, when others thought that I could write and … Continue reading

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I’ve ALWAYS Thought of Myself as a Writer

12 Milestones on My Way to Becoming an “Author” By Jeff Salter This week, we’re parsing both the definition and application (timing) of the descriptors author and writer (among other terms). The actual topic is: When did you first think … Continue reading

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