Book Tour – Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt

ONCE UPON A CAMEL By Kathi Appelt Categories: Middle Grade Fiction / Historical / Friendship / Ages 8-12Publisher: Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy BooksPub Date: September 7, 2021Pages: 336 pages Scroll for the Giveaway! Zada is a camel with a treasure trove of stories to tell. She’s won camel races for the royal Pasha of Smyrna, …

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Into the Woods

Slim Randles is making a visit to the blog today with a nice story about hunting. My interest in hunting tends to follow that of Jasper in this story. It’s not that I have anything against hunting, and have even done some in my past, but that was more for the pleasure of being outdoors …

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Field Trip With Windy

Just when I think maybe… the pain in my head comes back with a vengeance. Sigh… So, it’s a good think I have material from Slim Randles to share, and it’s a perfect day to read some nonsense from good ol’ Windy, the man who mangles the English language like no other. But first this …

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Monday Fun and Inspiration

It’s becoming a habit to read a quote from Inspiring Quotes and have it trigger thoughts to share on the blog. I may decide this is a good weekly feature. Let me know what you think of it and whether you’d like to see content like this every week. First, a little Monday Fun from …

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Monday Smiles and Book Excerpt

The following thoughts about smiles was taken from a devotional that a friend sent to me recently. In light of the challenges so many of us face with health issues, social concerns, and surviving horrible weather, I thought it would be good to stop and think about the power of a smile. “Smiles are contagious. …

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#FridayFun: Excerpt from A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck

What fun it is to end another week being sick. NOT! But before getting into that and the promised excerpt, here’s a cute meme a friend sent me. I’ve always appreciated my friends who don’t look at the dust-bunnies. The one who sent the meme is one of those friends. Tuesday night I started having …

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