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“R” is for Radishes!

I was going to post a review today, but got sidetracked, so I decided to share a few pictures about one of the easiest to grow vegetables. Radishes are high in fiber as well as vitamin C,  phosphorus and zinc. Who knew you could pack so much good into such a small package. They are crunchy, have …

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Quiet Time

Quiet Time; A time of solitude. A time to be alone with your thoughts  or to be at one with nature. How do you spend your quiet time? I spent some time in the backyard today. It’s a great place to hear my thoughts and also all the peace and quiet the world has to …

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“O” is for Ozzy! A to Z Challenge

I’m not the type of person who fawns over celebrities. Never have been and probably never will be, but… When I was little I had a crush on Bob Hope. Yeah, I know, strange person to have a crush on, but do you want to know what is even stranger? I used to tell people …

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Nothing, Nada, Nil

Nothing. Nada. Nil. No words. No sentences. No structure. No story.  The characters are having amazing dialogue. The scenes are set and the story is all coming together and yet… For some reason I just can’t seem to get it written. Everything is coming together nicely, but only in my head. Ever have that problem? …

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“More” A to Z Challenge

We all seem to want more. More money. More time. More sleep. More love. More hours in the day. Just a little bit, or a lot, of ‘more’. And we always seem to associate ‘more’ with happiness. If I had more money, I’d be happy. If I lived in a bigger house, I’d be happy. …

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“L” is for Love

Today is my oldest son’s birthday. He is 38 today. Last year I had written a poem and have submitted it to a couple of poetry contests and even to “Chicken Soup for the Soul’s  Miracles” edition, but alas it wasn’t accepted. So I said, “What the heck. I’ll share it with family and friends. …

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“K” is for King, Stephen King to be exact!

Okay it is officially Saturday, April 12th somewhere. 🙂 Let’s Talk about “K” I’m a huge Stephen King fan. I have been ever since I first saw “Carrie” on TV, back in the 80’s. See my featured image? That’s my dining room table and those are all books by Stephen King. Believe it or not, there …

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Just Saying

I read an article yesterday about a woman who cut out all of the sugar in her family’s life, for one year. (Read her article Here) And I applaud her, but I don’t totally agree. Sugar, along with salt, eggs, butter, wheat, and milk, have been a part of our basic diet for as long as …

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“I”ndie Authors

When I started writing in 2011, I had never read any books by Indie authors. In fact the only books I used to read were by Stephen King. (I’m a huge fan, but more on him when we get to “K”)  But since then I have read and enjoyed many new indie books in different …

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Staying Healthy in the Heat

We are only into the second week of April and already experiencing days in the 90’s (F) 30’s (C). It looks like we are going to have a long hot summer this year. I know you have heard most of this before, but…I want to share a few things about staying healthy and safe during …

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