Category Archives: history

Guest:Author Michael Charton

Today we have a guest who is quite an interesting fellow. Michael Charton is a man of curiosity and imagination. If we lived next door, I am sure that none of us would get anything done, since Joe-the–Husband and I … Continue reading

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Leading Questions

What three questions would we ask a famous historical figure? ONE historical figure? I not only simply enjoy history, I married a history major, so historical figures are discussed a great deal in our house. This is a really difficult … Continue reading

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My Hero of the Week

This week we were asked to choose a historical figure and pose the first three questions we’d ask.  The first part of this assignment required a lot of thought. There are so many historical figures that I first had to … Continue reading

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Assault Authors

This week we are talking about book genres that we hate/really don’t like. When I am asked what I read, I generally say, “Everything”, but that isn’t completely accurate. There was a time when I used to say, “Everything but … Continue reading

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Do You, Too, YouTube?

I have made a great discovery: many great old movies and many great readings are available on YouTube. I can pick up YouTube for free on computer and through my Xbox, (into my TV.) I can pick it up on … Continue reading

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guest: Author Jeri Westerson

Once I read some of her work, I knew I wanted to ask award-winning author Jeri Westerson to join us on 4F, 1H. She has written in several genres including paranormal, rom/com and historicals. Her short stories are touching. She … Continue reading

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When the Real Story Makes You Want to Scream

Disturbing but Fascinating Account of What Really Happened During and After the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake By Jeff Salter “No more dynamite!” I felt like screaming, as I read this book. “You’ve already made things horribly worse!” That was among … Continue reading

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