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Merry, Merry and All That

Good Christmas Eve morning. No matter how many years pile up on me, I never lose the excitement of today and tomorrow, with the family gatherings, the wonderful dinners, the joy and happiness. That’s true for so many of us who celebrate this holiday, and I’m sure it’s shared by those who celebrate Hanukah, Yule/Christmastide, …

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The Holiday Hustle – Book #Excerpt

The following excerpt is taken from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant And a Paycheck. Some of this has been on my blog before, but it’s always nice to look back on past holidays and good times with family. For several years, I wrote a weekly column for the Plano Star-Courier. That column was …

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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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