Category Archives: What if

Guest: Author Jeffrey Siger

I have had my guest in my sights for some time. Jeffrey Siger and I became Facebook friends while trading comments on the pages of a mutual friend, (and past guest of mine). He is a funny man, a sophisticated … Continue reading

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Good Times! (?)

This week’s topic: If you could travel to any period of time for research purposes (or shear enjoyment) what time period would you travel to? Oh, no…the dreaded time travel question; it comes up in many interviews or Q and … Continue reading

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Time On My Hands

Could I… Would I… Travel in Time? By Jeff Salter Though I was not the one who suggested this topic, I’m pleased to see it crop up right now because I’m within a few weeks – I hope – of … Continue reading

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Happy for the Here and Now

One of our foxes asked, “If you could travel to any period of time for research or enjoyment, which period would you choose?” My short answer is that as much as I enjoy reading about history, I really wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Tales From Up North

This week’s topic is one I suggested: “Have you ever been snowed in? If so, what did you do to pass the time?” Here in West Michigan we often see LOTS of snow. The past few winters have been relatively … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uncovering a Real WW2 Spy

Intrepid — the Man Behind the Scenes, Involved in Nearly Everything By Jeff Salter As I was reading this (1976) non-fiction book, I was thinking, “if this were a novel, nobody would believe it.” William Stevenson’s “A Man Called Intrepid” … Continue reading

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Shop Girl

This week, one of our foxes asked, “If you opened your own store what would it be?” Having the dedication and commitment necessary for running a store requires the owner to love what he or she is selling. There are … Continue reading

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