Category Archives: pets

Out of Character

“Has anyone ever asked you to add them to one of your stories?” -OR- “Have you told anyone that you were basing a character on them?” My long-ago idea, and again, I forgot to make notes. I have had people … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Debbie De Louise

I am pleased to welcome a new friend, Debbie De Louise, who found me via mutual friends. I’m always looking for new faces to bring here, so I asked Debbie to join me for an interview as soon as I … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Deb Marlowe

I have been a FB Friend of Deb Marlowe’s for some time. She and I have a number of mutual writer friends and we are both big iced tea lovers. I enjoy her posts, her humor, she can write and … Continue reading

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What Was In Store

This week’s topic: “If I opened my own store, what would it be?” Well, I am one who actually had her own store. It was a bakery/restaurant in a neighboring town, and I had a ball. When the man I … Continue reading

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Guest:Author Sheena Austen

Today I’d like to introduce you to a young, up and coming romance author, Sheena Austin. Sheena’s first book, “Returning to Mr. Darcy”, was published by Kingston this past July.   She and I have a few things in common. … Continue reading

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Petable Pets

Are there any unusual pets you’ve had — or would like to have? I loved the dogs I have had with all my heart, but I find it hard to live without cats. Not unusual, although, some of them have … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

I’ve had pets ever since I was a little girl. In fact I remember my first pet, a little black and white spotted terrier that in my part of the South we called a fiest. Her name was Peanut and … Continue reading

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