Christmas Cheer

Posted by mcm0704 on December 2, 2020 |

Well, December is upon us and we’ll soon be facing another New Year. This past one certainly has been a challenge for so many of us, and my hope is that we can all ease through these next few weeks without any mishaps and get a start on 2021 with good health. Before I turn […]

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Day Before Thanksgiving

Posted by mcm0704 on November 25, 2020 |

When I was a child, we would often go to West Virginia for Thanksgiving. My father would feel the pull to visit his childhood home, and his kinfolk, and my sister and I would go every other year, as dictated in divorce papers. Back then, I didn’t know about divorce papers, or what my mother […]

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How Smart is a Turkey?

Posted by mcm0704 on November 18, 2020 |

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. That is if you think in terms of calendar corners, since we just have one weekend to go then Turkey Day will be here. The  holiday will be very different this year, thanks to COVID19, and families may not be gathering like in the past. As for my family, […]

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Venerable Movie Houses

Posted by mcm0704 on November 11, 2020 |

Before moving on, I do want to pause a moment to acknowledge all the Veterans across the country. Thank you for your service! In the past, I’ve blogged about all the members of my family who have been in the military and you can read that post HERE if you’d care to. I wrote it […]

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Post-Election Humor

Posted by mcm0704 on November 4, 2020 |

As I write this, we don’t know for sure who has won the elections across the country. Lots of mail-in ballots are still to be counted. I’m still staying away from news for the most part, and I thought a little humor from Slim Randles might be in order. The following is an older post […]

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Mid-Week Humor with Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on October 7, 2020 |

Grab a cup of coffee or tea to go with a piece of pie and sit back to enjoy this story from Slim Randles who’s my Wednesday’s Guest today. You can top your apple pie with cheese or ice-cream, but I’ll be putting mine in a bowl and adding milk and a little bit of […]

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Cover Reveal – Under the Southern Sky by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Posted by mcm0704 on September 23, 2020 |

Something different today for my Wednesday’s Guest feature is this cover reveal for a new book by Kristy Woodson Harvey. I’m a huge fan of her work, as any of you who faithfully read my blog know. I’ve reviewed all of her book here, and I’m really excited about her new book which will release […]

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An Ode to September

Posted by mcm0704 on September 16, 2020 |

It’s always with great anticipation that I look forward to seeing what Slim Randles is going to write about Autumn. I think he does the season great justice. So, without further ado, grab a piece of pie and help me welcome Slim as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. Enjoy…  September. Our month of change. Our month of […]

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Sweet Summer Nights

Posted by mcm0704 on September 2, 2020 |

Oh how I love this essay from Slim Randles, who is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. Maybe because I, too, enjoy a summer evening on the back porch, as long as the mosquitoes stay away, and I do enjoy a tune on the guitar. There was a time I could pluck a string or two. […]

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Interview With Author Patrick Canning

Posted by mcm0704 on August 26, 2020 |

Please help me welcome Patrick Canning as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. He’s the author of Hawthorn Woods, which I reviewed last Sunday, as well as The Colonel And The Bee, which I reviewed here in August 2018. Patrick answered a few questions about his latest book, writing, and what he does when he isn’t writing. So, […]

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