Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Foxfire

Have you ever read the “Foxfire” books? They started out as a periodical in the late 1960s and by the early 1970s, the articles were compiled into books, as more and more information was gathered. This all came to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rose in Bloom by Louisa May AlcottY

I’m doing a book review today, and I hope I haven’t already posted it here. I first did this post on my personal blog, but I don’t think I’ve used it here, and I’d really like to because the book … Continue reading

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Games…Sigh

Favorite game to play as a child? As an adult? We were a game-playing family when I was growing up; I think in the 50s and 60s just about everyone was. When I was really young we lived in an … Continue reading

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Wanna Play?

What were your favorite games to play as a child? As an adult?  The first game I remember playing was Candy Land. My mother had a nice birthday party for me, and one of the guests gave me Candy Land. … Continue reading

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Always Playing

This week we’re discussing our favorite games. I love games. I don’t know how I can narrow it down to a favorite game from my childhood and then my favorite game now. There are so many different kinds of games … Continue reading

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Game Time!

Our resident hound asked us to describe our favorite game to play both in our childhood and as an adult. Growing up, I remember playing card games – my parents would play cribbage late at night with their friends and … Continue reading

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Poor Relations

I used to say that I liked to read everything but romance, but falling in with the Hound, Foxes and their friends changed that. I narrowed it down to say that I enjoyed everything but Regency, and now I have … Continue reading

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Which One Do You Like the Sound Of?

I don’t usually like to read about serial killers, police procedurals, or trials, but in spite of it I recently read two. The first was free from the Amazon Prime program, the other was one my cat accidentally bought for … Continue reading

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Is There FAIRness in the World?

 Is there a place that you have traveled to when you were younger that you wish you could visit again? You can pretty much read Elaine’s Wednesday post, with some of Patty’s from Monday and Angie’s from Tuesday, since they … Continue reading

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I’ve Made My Choice

“Is there a place that you have traveled to when you were younger that you wish you could visit again?” To tell the truth, this is a hard question to answer. I haven’t been to as many places as I … Continue reading

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