Category Archives: blogging

Summer Spotlight

Today I’m a guest on Jill Weatherholt’s “Summer Spotlight.” Jill is a real inspiration. Despite the fact that she has a full-time job, she’s found time, working only in the evening and on the weekend, to write and publish a … Continue reading

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Blogging, Three Years and Counting

  I started my blog on August 7, 2013, more than three years ago. Since then, I’ve published 177 posts–not many in comparison to some of my more prolific blogging buddies. Still, when I started, I couldn’t have imagined writing … Continue reading

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Twelve Authors and Their Books

Today I’m teaming up with eleven other authors for an ebook sale. For the next ten days you’ll be able to load up your Kindle, Nook, iPad or phone with some new reading material for less than you’d spend on … Continue reading

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Twelve Authors and Their Books

Today I’m teaming up with eleven other authors for an ebook sale. For the next ten days you’ll be able to load up your Kindle, Nook, iPad or phone with some new reading material for less than you’d spend on … Continue reading

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Second Anniversary of my Blog

  Okay. I admit, I missed it. I should have celebrated the anniversary of my blog on August 7. But the occasion totally slipped my mind until one day I clicked on Timo’s post, “Second Blogaversary.” You see, Timo started … Continue reading

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REVISITING THE MANILA CHINESE CEMETERY

One thing I like about blogging is all the interesting, unexpected connections that have come from it. One of my most recent connections was with an architectural student from Manila. Lucas contacted me a couple of weeks ago about some … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Tiny Boots

I found these tiny leather boots in an antique shop in Bow, WA. Or rather my sister Sue found them and pointed them out to me. “Look,” she said. “They must be for someone with bound feet. You could use … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

Francis Guenette is a novelist and a blogger. I met her online, and for the past few months I’ve been following her warm and thoughtful blog, Disappearing in Plain Sight. On it, she writes about writing, country living, her grandchildren … Continue reading

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One Hundred Posts and Counting

  Today I’m celebrating my 100th blog post! Hurray! It’s taken me a year and a half to do it, but here I am, at milepost one hundred. If you’re not a blogger, you may wonder why anyone would want … Continue reading

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A Technical Glitch to “Christmas Shopping Made Easy”

I’m sorry to the subscribers to my blog. When I hit subscribe today for my post, “Christmas Shopping Made Easy,” WordPress sent you something else. This is what I meant to have sent: Christmas Shopping Made Easy This year I … Continue reading

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