Category Archives: using talents

Super Me

Lately, the movie theaters are bursting with people watching the latest superhero movies. I haven’t watched any of them, but I remember reading my brother’s comic books and wishing I could be like Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Supergirl and Red Sonja … Continue reading

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Brave, Courageous and Bold

This week’s topic is the advice we would give to our younger selves. That’s easy. There are two which would have made my life much better and they are linked: “Be brave”. “Rely on yourself”. I still have to battle … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Diane Vallere

  I seem to be inexplicably drawn lately to writers from Pennsylvania, and today’s guest lived even closer to my mother’s people than most. Diane Vallere comes right from my mother’s neck of the woods. Indeed, my mother once lived … Continue reading

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Squarely Matching Passwords

“What game show would we be on and how would we do?” is this week’s question. I spent a great deal of time in the 1960s and 70s watching game shows. Those were the Game Show heydays and the airways … Continue reading

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“I’ll Take Forgetful Authors for $400, Alex.”

This week, one of the foxes asked a question about game shows: “What one would you be on and how would you do?” It just so happens that on the odd occasion that I feel like watching television – which … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Patricia Gulley

Like so many of my guests, Patricia and I met on Facebook through writer friends. Also, like a number of my guests, Patricia originally hales from my mother’s neck of the woods, near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. To learn more about her, … Continue reading

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Tension Over Tenses

I have several young people around me, (family and friends), who like to write. Sometimes a few collaborate, more often, they write on their own. Either way, they often ask me to proof-read or edit. I usually chastise them for … Continue reading

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