Monthly Archives: April 2012

Travel Photo of the Day (April 30)

This photo was taken in Honduras.  I loved how the green vegetation looked against the clouds.

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Coventry: Literature and War Readalong

Caroline at Beauty is a Sleeping Cat hosts a literature and war readalong each month.  This month she selected the novel Coventry, by Helen Humphreys.  For months I have been trying to track down her monthly selections so I can … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (April 29)

When we visited the Makgadikgadi National Park, we had to leave one of the jeeps on the other side of the river and canoe over to where the guide had another jeep.  This photo was taken after the safari and our … Continue reading

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Sunday Post: Shelter

Each week Jake proposes a theme for creative inspiration. You can post your interpretation to the theme on your blog anytime before the following Sunday.  Remember to post your link in the comment section of the weekly challenge.    Here is … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (April 28)

Did I say something wrong?  After eating these guys took off and didn’t stay for any after dinner chitchat.  This photo was taken in Chobe National Park in the late afternoon about an hour before sunset.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Together

I saw these African Buffalo in Chobe National Park.  I think they are cute in their own way.

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Travel Photo of the Day (April 27)

One final photo taken during my visit to Hammond Castle.  This shows not the castle, but the view the residents had of the ocean and their neighbors.  Happy Friday everyone!

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Peter Pan

J. M. Barrie was a Scottish dramatist and writer.   When he was a young man he wanted to be a writer, however his family was against it and wanted him to pursue something more serious, such as the ministry.  … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (April 26)

Yesterday I posted a photo that I took during a visit to Hammond Castle in Massachusetts.  Cindy has requested more photos and since she is such a nice person I couldn’t refuse.  And I love requests.  I thought the place … Continue reading

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To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish

At the London Book Fair I attended many presentations on self-publishing.  The companies sounded great and one purported an 80% return.  That’s music to my ears. At one point during a presentation I remembered a time when one of my … Continue reading

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