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An Interview With a Fictional Character

Posted by mcm0704 on March 25, 2020 |

A Long Way Home Myra Hargrave McIlvain Myra interviews Meredith Haggerty, the protagonist in this wonderful story I reviewed here last Sunday. BLURB:¬†After crippling her husband in an auto crash, Meredith Haggerty endures years of his abuse while harboring a plan to escape when she can make it look as if she died. She grasps […]

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#Humor From Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on March 18, 2020 |

I just returned from North Carolina where I attended my granddaughter’s wedding. (By the picture above, you can probably guess what city we were in.) The festivities were all wonderful, but unfortunately, the plane ride stirred up my trigeminal neuralgia big time, and I wasn’t able to participate to the level that I would have […]

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A Favorite Fishing Hole

Posted by mcm0704 on March 11, 2020 |

Once again I welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. The guys from the Mule-Barn Truck Stop are out at their favorite fishing hole. It’s getting to be that time of the year again for casting a line out at the lake to see what you can catch. Many of the columns Slim shares here, […]

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Of Goats and Farmers

Posted by mcm0704 on February 26, 2020 |

Join me in welcoming Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. This story about Steve and the goat really resonated with me. When I first moved to my little “ranch” in East Texas, I wanted a goat. Despite what folks said about not getting a billy, I bought the cutest little kid, that soon grew into […]

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Good Deeds Go Unnoticed, Sometimes

Posted by mcm0704 on February 19, 2020 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. The guest here at my house is a return of the nasty cold I had last week. I thought I’d kicked it out, but somehow it slipped back in. Must have been that day it was unseasonably warm here in Northeast TX, and I had a window […]

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Meet Mystery Author D.B. Borton

Posted by mcm0704 on February 12, 2020 |

Please help me welcome D.B. Borton to the blog as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the author of Bayou City Burning, the first book in a new mystery series that I reviewed here last Sunday. Since the story takes place in Houston, TX in the summer, when even the sidewalks melt in the summer, maybe […]

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Mid-Week #Humor from Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on February 5, 2020 |

Since there’s still lots of winter happening, even here in NE Texas, I thought this arrangement of sunflowers and carnations would help everyone think Spring. I’ve been down with a nasty cold since Sunday, so I’m planning to stay wrapped in blankets tomorrow. The carnations are left from a bouquet that I bought two weeks […]

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Writing a Book is Not Easy. Just Ask Dud.

Posted by mcm0704 on January 29, 2020 |

Help me welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest, bringing some of the guys from the Mule Barn Truck Stop with him. Dud us here to give us the skinny on the joys and challenges of writing a book. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy…   Dud sat quietly this morning at the daily […]

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Humpday #humor from Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on January 22, 2020 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a fun story about business – big city and small town. Like Slim and Herb and many others, I prefer small town and mom and pop shops. There’s something about those small stores and the people who run them that’s pretty special. Herb is that kind […]

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#Humor from Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on January 8, 2020 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. I guess there is lots of snow and cold winds where the Mule Barn Truck Stop is located. It’s sunny and a little warm here in my corner of NE Texas, so I don’t know whether to have a cup of coffee with the guys or iced […]

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