Tag Archives: school

How my writing time changes with the seasons

I am able to procrastinate quite well in all of them. It’s easier to procrastinate in the summer when the weather is nice because ‘the sun is shining, we should be outside,’ and ‘I can’t write and watch the baseball … Continue reading

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Final week of summer vacation

Didn’t Want it to End By Jeff Salter We’re blogging about summer’s ending and school’s beginning.  More specifically:  what were we thinking about during the final week of summer? Two years ago, I wrote about how I never wanted the … Continue reading

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Son and Father

I have had my hands and head full the few days and I nearly skipped-out of this week’s blog,( for the first time). Then I realized that this is my first anniversary with” Four Foxes, One Hound” and I just … Continue reading

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Last Week of School

With the exception of taking finals, I enjoyed those last few days of school.  Books were turned in, no homework, and have the class wouldn’t show.  It was during those few days that I learned my teachers were…GASP…HUMAN!  I don’t … Continue reading


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School’s out!

“Learn from the mistakes of others you won’t have time to make them all your self” ― Jill Shalvis, Simply Irresistible   The summer break must be coming up soon in the USA – it’s the theme for this week: … Continue reading

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The “Schultűte”

“That’s the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don’t expect them or want them.”   ― Cecelia Ahern, If You Could See Me Now    Ever heard your parents saying, “When I was your age …” –Well,  I … Continue reading

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Huh?  What?  It’s Monday?  (Leaps out of bed, rubbing eyes, mumbles incoherently)  For blasted sakes, why didn’t that alarm go off?  Stupid tryptopan coma. Okay, I admit.  I knew it was Monday, but I forgot about the Monday blog.  Throw … Continue reading

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A Time I Was in Danger and Didn’t Know It

I started law school when I was twenty years old. I lived in a one bedroom apartment by myself. I was a cute young thing who hung out at the pool a lot reading text books. It was better than … Continue reading

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Missed 32 of Third Grade’s Final 70 Days

                             … Though Not All in the Hospital                                                            By Jeff Salter              When asked my most unusual hospital experience, I didn’t have many to choose from.  Other than my brief stay after a 1953 tonsillectomy, this experience – of … Continue reading

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Countdown to Memorial Day

I have a dirty little secret.  Well, maybe not super secret.  It’s not like I’m dressed in black sneaking around a la John Belushi in “Animal House” when he goes to spy on the sorority chicks.  It’s more of the … Continue reading

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