Category Archives: childhood

Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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Review and Recommendation: The Septimus Heap Series

It’s a “Free Week” at 4F,1H and it also happens to be Holy Week, the week before Easter. For me, that means plenty of house and food prep. This year finds me doing less and moving slower than I normally … Continue reading

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A LOOOONNNNGGGG Road-trip

Stuck in a minivan, and I’m not allowed to drive By Jeff Salter First of all, I can’t believe this was my topic. What was I thinking? Secondly, I really hate traveling when I can’t drive — there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Eye-Witness to a Bank Robbery

…And the Resulting Gun Battle in a Small Town By Jeff Salter Hardly had we begun our stroll down the narrow streets of this time-forgotten town in the arid southwestern desert… when out of the small local bank burst four … Continue reading

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Watch the Watch Watcher

This week’s topic is “Time…are you a clock-watcher?” and yes, it was my idea. I’ve been attracted to the concept of time since I was young. As soon as I knew how to tell time, I wanted a bed-time…and I … Continue reading

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Bases Covered, More or Less

We have been asked to talk about when we were children and the ‘dream jobs’ hoped to get when we grew up. When I was very, very young, all I wanted to be was a wife and mother. Santa brought … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up, I Want to Be…

This week we’ve been asked to describe the jobs we dreamed about when we were children. Almost two years ago (the week of February 23, 2015 to be exact), the topic was childhood dreams. I went back and read my … Continue reading

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