Category Archives: author’s life

All I Have To Do is Dream

[and then spend 30 minutes typing up what I can remember] By Jeff Salter I borrowed my blog title from the lovely hit song by the Everly Brothers [see link at the bottom]. We’re chatting about dreams this week, with … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

Our Wednesday Fox asked, “Do you dream often? Do you remember your dreams?” I honestly don’t know if I dream or not. When I wake up in the morning, I have absolutely no clue about what may have gone through … Continue reading

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I Can Do This!

The past two years have been challenging for most of us in several ways. Some challenges were temporary, and others seem to be permanent. Some have caused hardships, but others made us stronger. I posed this question to my fellow … Continue reading

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These Feet Were Made for Walkin’

Our Friday Fox asked, “Have your footwear choices changed as your life, or lifestyle, has changed?” The short answer for me is: Not really. I’ve never been able to wear fashionable shoes. It’s always been a matter of function over … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Carolyn Miller and Hearts and Goals

Australian author Carolyn Miller is a fellow member of a few author support groups on Facebook. She recently released the fourth in a six book series of romances set in the world of hockey, so I invited her to come … Continue reading

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No Place to Go? No Problem.

Our Tuesday Fox supplied this week’s topic when she asked, “How has the ongoing pandemic affected your creativity?” The beginning of the shutdown was great for my creativity outlets other than music and writing. If you’ve known me for a … Continue reading

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The Fabulous Mr. Ed

Our Tuesday Fox asked, “Who is the person (besides your parents) who had the biggest impact on your life?” I’ve often acknowledged the many excellent teachers who have shaped my life, from elementary grades through graduate school. There have been … Continue reading

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Face At The Window

My Wife Saw The Dead Guy! By Jeff Salter One dark winter night, two years ago, it was late (near midnight) when I heard a piercing shriek out of my normally un-flustered spouse. “What’s wrong?” I called out, my heart … Continue reading

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Old Dreams

“If you could live anywhere in the world with no expenses to consider, where would you live? Why?” I am not sure the perfect place exists, but I would give it a shot. “Expenses” is generally a big consideration, but … Continue reading

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The Perfect Location

Our resident hound asked, “If you could live anywhere in the world with no expenses to consider, where would you live? Why?” I decided to tackle the WHY first. I need to know what type of place I’m looking for. … Continue reading

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