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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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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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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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In Honor of Autumn

Posted by mcm0704 on September 20, 2017 |

Autumn has always been my favorite season of the year and my sentiments about the season echo what Slim Randles has written. Please help me welcome him as my Wednesday’s Guest for today, and have a glass of cider as you read along. Cider seems to go with Autumn, along with crisp apples, so lets […]

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Come to the Fair

Posted by mcm0704 on September 13, 2017 |

Slim Randles is my Wednesday’s Guest today with a nice piece about the county fair and who wins ribbons and who does not. I love going to fairs, big and small, and I do enjoy seeing what items, and animals, claim the top prizes. I also really enjoy a good funnel cake. In fact, going […]

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The Thrill of Racing

Posted by mcm0704 on August 30, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here again as my Wednesday’s Guest with a piece about a day at the races. I’ve enjoyed going to horse races and even had a short – very short – career as an exercise rider for a man who raised thoroughbreds in Michigan. My career was not cut short because I couldn’t […]

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Not Ready for the Dog Show

Posted by mcm0704 on August 23, 2017 |

Those of us who have had dogs that defy description can relate to this story from Slim Randles about Dud and his dog. And hopefully it can bring a smile as you read along.  I’m sure the guys at the Mule Barn Truck Stop will be happy to share some of the coffee and french […]

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Saying Goodbye is Hard

Posted by mcm0704 on August 16, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a thoughtful piece about saying goodbye to things and people and pets we love. I almost didn’t post it because it made me cry when I read it. I could have used last week’s Home Country column, which was humorous, but this one fits my state […]

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Dreams Don’t Expire

Posted by mcm0704 on August 9, 2017 |

Slim Randles is today’s Wednesday’s Guest with another short essay to make us stop and think a moment. I am never sure which I like more, his humor or his more serious columns, but they are both good, and I am glad that he shares them with us so freely. His Home Country columns are […]

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Come to the Table

Posted by mcm0704 on August 2, 2017 |

Instead of the usual Wednesday’s Guest post, today I have something to share from a wonderful poet and musician, Joy Harjo A Facebook friend posted the poem about the table the other day, and when I read it, I thought of all of the gatherings at table that I was blessed to be part of […]

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