Category Archives: hobbies

Guest: Author Karen Rose Smith

When I started reading Karen Rose Smith’s new mystery, “Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes”, I knew I wanted to ask her to be my guest. Little did I know that the new book in her new series was nearly her … Continue reading

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Squarely Matching Passwords

“What game show would we be on and how would we do?” is this week’s question. I spent a great deal of time in the 1960s and 70s watching game shows. Those were the Game Show heydays and the airways … Continue reading

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“Ketch” Me Writing

Beginning of a new year and I have been inspired to pick myself up and get my nose to the grindstone, or fingers to computer, as it were. I had been doing most of my writing in my head, jotting … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Patricia Gulley

Like so many of my guests, Patricia and I met on Facebook through writer friends. Also, like a number of my guests, Patricia originally hales from my mother’s neck of the woods, near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. To learn more about her, … Continue reading

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Today we are asked to talk about our favorite ways to relax. I don’t know that I ever truly relax. I have a lot on my mind. Sitting still is not relaxing to me. I am writing this in advance, … Continue reading

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Putting My Feet Up

The last two months of the year are traditionally busy ones. At least they are in my world. Like most parents and grandparents, I’m busy getting my home ready for the holidays. As a professor, I’m finishing a semester, so … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Sandy James

Today I’d like to welcome author Sandy James, with whom I have become Facebook Friends through mutual friends. Glad to finally have you here, Sandy! Thanks so much for having me!! Sandy is a prolific, award-winning writer of romances. She … Continue reading

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