Tag Archives: Ireland

Guest Author: April Kelley Jones and The Curse Breaker

I’m so fortunate to have several books published through Dingbat Publishing, and one of the awesome perks is getting to know several fellow authors from different genres. Early last month, Dingbat released The Curse Breaker, a young adult fantasy written … Continue reading

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No Juice

  Times Without Power By Jeff Salter Though some of us are remarkably resourceful, most of us Americans have become so dependent upon power – particularly electricity – that we hardly know what to do when it goes out for … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

The topic this week is: Have you ever been mistaken for anyone else? and I can say,” Yes, many times”. Most of the time, I was mistaken for my sister. She’s seven years older than I am and we don’t … Continue reading

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On a Clear Day…

We are talking about places we’ve always wanted to visit…and why. Where WOULDN’T I want to go? I haven’t had much chance to travel. I have seen a lot of America just going back and forth, traveling through, although not … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

By Jeff Salter Our topic this week deals with Continent / Country / City we’ve always wanted to visit.  Scroll back to Iris on Monday, Janette on Tuesday, and Micki on Wednesday to see what they had to say.  And … Continue reading

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Leave the stinking daylight alone

By Jeff Salter It’s a toss-up this week, whether to talk about daylight saving time, which started Sunday the 10th, or to discuss St. Patrick’s Day, which is Sunday the 17th . Last year at this time, I presented one … Continue reading

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Sásta Lá Fhéile Pádraig

St Patrick’s Day next week! I should have heaps to write here, as a lover of anything Irish, but I wouldn’t have a clue. I suppose everyone knows about St Patrick, so I won’t bore you with this. But !!!!! … Continue reading

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Banshees!

We can laugh now, but I was frightened of almost everything when I was little. So, when Darby O’Gill and the Little People was going to be on a special run in Washington, DC, and the ad campaign was often … Continue reading

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Kiss the Blarney Stone

                              Maureen and ‘The Duke’ in Ireland                                                           By Jeff Salter              This weekend is St. Patrick’s Day.  If you want to learn a bit about Patrick Himself – and see my poem about an Irish Lass – please take … Continue reading

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Far and Away

I haven’t visited many foreign countries (Hong Kong, Portugal, Japan, Jamaica, Mexico, Grand Cayman, Bahamas – you know,  mostly Caribbean cruise ship port stops with the exception of the first three) and Ireland is one I’d love to visit someday.  It’s … Continue reading

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