Category Archives: reading

I’d Land on an Island

This week we were asked: If you had an unlimited amount of funds and time to visit any place in the world to do research for a book, where would you go? Do you have a project in mind? Absolutely! … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Five

Today is Memorial Day. One of my fellow foxes reminded us that the holiday is meant to honor our veterans who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. I’m fortunate in that the two veterans in my immediate family lived through … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Alan Orloff

Today my guest is Alan Orloff, and a fascinating fellow he is!   In his bio, Alan lists many varied and interesting career moves. As I was stalking doing research on him, he mentioned a number jobs that warmed me … Continue reading

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One Whole Hour Extra

Gosh, What Would I Do With an Extra 60 Minutes? By Jeff Salter As has occasionally happened here at 4F1H, I find myself with a different interpretation of the scheduled topic. Where some of the resident Foxes viewed this assignment … Continue reading

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Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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Review and Recommendation: The Septimus Heap Series

It’s a “Free Week” at 4F,1H and it also happens to be Holy Week, the week before Easter. For me, that means plenty of house and food prep. This year finds me doing less and moving slower than I normally … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Four

This month, I tried something new and different – for me. I read books with real paper pages! During my spring break last month I straightened out some bookshelves and realized I had several gems written by people in my … Continue reading

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