Category Archives: musicians

Dressing for the Occasion

This week’s question was posed by our Friday Fox: “Do you dress in any particular color or style for holidays or special days?” Back when I taught elementary school students, I would try to wear holiday-associated colors at various times … Continue reading

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If I Could Only …

This week’s topic is one I selected. I have the feeling I was dealing with various medical issues in my family and bemoaning the fact that I’m not as young as I once was. Some days just don’t have enough … Continue reading

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Heartstrings

A whirlwind around me again lately and here I was without an idea about writing for this ‘free’ week. By Tuesday I was so busy, I couldn’t even worry about it; I had a number of errands to do in … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Harmony

  This week one of our foxes asked, “What’s your favorite part of autumn?” I guess I’ve always been a busy person. My parents encouraged it, because they figured it kept my brothers and me out of trouble. And it … Continue reading

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Country AND Western

The title of this post is part of a famous line in the original “Blues Brothers” movie. The brothers and band were faking their way into a gig in a bar and asked what kind of music they played there. … Continue reading

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Sharing Spaces

This week we were asked: Who would you select as a writing partner if you were simply going to share studio space? Who would you choose if your writing partner would also be your co-author on the same manuscript? Wow, … Continue reading

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Guest:Diane Davis, Narrator, Actress

As an interview this week, I thought I’d bring in an old friend who is involved in a different facet of book publishing: the audio book. I gave away a copy of one of the cookbooks she narrated here on … Continue reading

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