Tag Archives: research

Fly Away Home

This week, we’re discussing our longest trip away from home. That’s pretty easy for me, since my family moved from Yokohama, Japan to Grand Rapids, Michigan just before I was a year old. So a visit to see our relatives … Continue reading

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Country AND Western

The title of this post is part of a famous line in the original “Blues Brothers” movie. The brothers and band were faking their way into a gig in a bar and asked what kind of music they played there. … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Behind the Dugout with Jean Joachim

During the summer months, hubby and I watch a lot of baseball. I grew up watching the Detroit Tigers, but hubby, even though his family was only twenty miles from mine, was raised as a White Sox fan. So any … Continue reading

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Guest Author/Review: Nicole Zoltack

Nicole Zoltak is a prolific young author I met through a mutual publisher. I’m amazed at her energy – it seems that every time I turn around she’s got a new release. With four young children underfoot it’s quite an … Continue reading

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When I’m Rich and Famous…

This week the resident hound asked us to answer this question: “If I were suddenly a bestselling author with lots of fame & royalties… how might my life and/or my typical days be different?” I’d like to think that my … Continue reading

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LA, Leno, and Leprechauns

The theme for this week is Green as it’s St. Paddy’s Day on Thursday. Today, I’m in Los Angeles on vacation/research trip with my cousin that lives north of Houston. We try to meet somewhere once a year/every 18 months … Continue reading

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