Category Archives: Random thoughts

Eye-Witness to a Bank Robbery

…And the Resulting Gun Battle in a Small Town By Jeff Salter Hardly had we begun our stroll down the narrow streets of this time-forgotten town in the arid southwestern desert… when out of the small local bank burst four … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Diane Farr

I am pleased to welcome author Diane Farr. Diane and I met through a mutual writer friend on Facebook, who was also a guest of mine here. Welcome, Diane! Thank you, Tonette. I shall try not to embarrass myself. While … Continue reading

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Guest Writer/Editor Barb Goffman

Today my guest is writer-editor Barb Goffman. Barb and I met online and I was thrilled to be able to meet her in person this past summer, although the visit was not long enough. Barb is a multi-award winning mystery … Continue reading

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High-Balling* to the New Year

We were to be discussing memorable New Year’s Eves, ones that stick out in our memories. You don’t want to hear about those. I had a few full of tears, but worse, a few full of hopes, a few full … Continue reading

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The Element of Surprise

This week we are asked if we have ever taken part in a holiday celebration that was totally new to us and my answer is, “Gee, no”. I know people from all over the world. I have people that I … Continue reading

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Anyway, I am Beside Myself

A Word-Nerd Rant on this Free Week here at 4F,1H. Anyways;Besides There seems to be a new epidemic of these. I have never heard anyone say “Anyways” in my life and now, it is everywhere. I’ve lived in many places, … Continue reading

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Do You Know Bob and Mary Sue?

On these, our “Free Weeks”, more often than not, I like to stay on writing. In doing so, I’d like to formally introduce you to two people whom I had seen and heard, but until recently, I didn’t know their … Continue reading

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