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#Friday Reads – The Fly Fisherman’s Bucket List by Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on October 20, 2017 |

The Fly Fisherman’s Bucket List Slim Randles Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: Rio Grande Books (May 22, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1943681708 ISBN-13: 978-1943681709 BLURB – With this book, you see, it’s really a race to see how many of these hundred-plus top places to catch fish in America before you starve to death, because you’re […]

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Be A Mentor

Posted by mcm0704 on October 18, 2017 |

It’s Wednesday and time for Slim Randles to entertain us with one of his weekly columns. He likes to tell stories about the guys down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop, a place that has become very real to me over the years that he has been sharing his columns with me. I can easily […]

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Inspiration and Fishing

Posted by mcm0704 on October 16, 2017 |

Bear with me, and you will see what inspiration and fishing have in common. Or maybe not. It’s going to be a bit subtle, so you might have to put your thinking caps on. First the Inspiration Which I especially like because now you can know that I don’t always listen to the horrible news […]

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On the Brink of War?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 13, 2017 |

Before the heart of this blog post, I’ll share a picture of one of my cats. Hermione is so hard to photograph as she always runs from the camera, I had to snap this one of her basking in the sunlight the other morning. It was a chilly morning here in East Texas, and all the […]

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How Clean is Your Kitchen?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 11, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here today as my guest, bragging on one of his friends. But first, a little bragging from me.  Actually, not bragging. Just an announcement. My short story, Escaping Raul,is now live for Kindle, and I am doing a giveaway. You can enter the sweepstakes HERE for a chance to win one of the 25 copies being […]

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Book Review Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester

Posted by mcm0704 on October 8, 2017 |

Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher Maxine Sylvester File Size: 5993 KB Publication Date: November 17, 2016 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01N64ZOFF BOOK BLURB – Ronaldo is the top flying cadet at the prestigious Reindeer Flying Academy. He dreams of getting his flying license and becoming one of Santa’s reindeer, just like […]

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Relieve the Stress

Posted by mcm0704 on October 5, 2017 |

Since things have been so dire in the news, in the world, and even in some of our own lives for a while, I thought we could use a little relief from the stress with some fun from Slim Randles. He is usually my Wednesday’s Guest, but the week got away from me, as did […]

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Do We Need Assault Weapons?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 3, 2017 |

There have been 270 mass shootings in the U.S. in 2017, and now we’ve had another. The latest in Las Vegas is one of the worst in U.S. history where 59 people were killed and hundreds injured. Not much is known about the shooter, or why he did this, but what is increasingly clear is that gun control […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 29, 2017 |

The recent intense rancor on social media surrounding the actions of NFL players last weekend started me thinking about how much more productive discussions might be if we did what Native Americans did in order to establish respect between their tribe and another, as well as the white man. Some of us who grew up […]

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Writing a Serial?

Posted by mcm0704 on September 27, 2017 |

Please help me welcome Renee Scattergood as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the author of the fantasy series Shadow Stalker, which I previewed here last Sunday. I thought it was interesting that she wrote the story in serial format and was pleased when she sent her guest post that explains how she came to write it […]

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