Category Archives: childhood

Guest: Author Joanna Campbell Slan and Book Download!

Once again, I stumbled into quite a famous author without realizing it, and this week I am pleased to bring in Joanna Campbell Slan. Sometimes I ask an author to join us and I have had to scramble to collect … Continue reading

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Call Me Marvin

This week’s question: Growing up, was there something about you that made you feel as if you didn’t belong to your family? I could never doubt that I was a natural-born product of my family .Even though my sister tried … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean Not Belong?

Growing up, was there ever anything that made me feel as if I didn’t belong to my family? The answer is an unequivocal no. First off, I grew up in South Carolina, and we Southerners know all about family. If … Continue reading

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Collecting Old Books

Free Week and it caught me by surprise! I often have inspirations on a list for these times, but I seem to have used them up without replenishing them. I have another list of ideas which I have in mind … Continue reading

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I Be-leaf Autumn is My Favorite Season

Ah, my favorite thing about Autumn? EVERYTHING. When I was growing up, we lived in a very temperate zone, with four distinct seasons. They eked into each other at the beginning or the end at times, but Winters were generally … Continue reading

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Meet Me At The Campfire

Memories of Cool Weather and Roaring Fires By Jeff Salter This week our topic seeks memories of campfires or bonfires. My discussion of bonfires will be brief, because I recall only one — either my junior or senior year of … Continue reading

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Play Time

This week my post will once again be different from those of my fellow bloggers, since I managed to focus on the wrong topic two weeks ago. When I expounded about campfires and bonfires, I was supposed to post about … Continue reading

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