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HE’S MY OIL FIELD LOVER – Dec. 2017

Paying some visits in northwest Oklahoma last year, I ignored everybody’s advice and got a motel room by myself where I wanted to be.  I’ll honor my hunches forever, after that. A freezing cold wind was blasting over the wheat  fields … Continue reading

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Best-selling Indie author Victorine E. Lieske is an expert on SELLING E BOOKS

There are many places on the Net where you can read about Victorine’s stunning success.  Writer Joe Konrath’s blog is  awesome for his financial and e book sales figures as well as hers.  Just keep scrolling down after reading her … Continue reading

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Writing travel or short stories: pay attention to this!

A  friend just wrote this and thought I’d share it with you.  Her site’s mdaviswrites.wordpress.com.  She’s blogged up international travel, with plenty of pics from a world — esp. Nepal — that doesn’t exist in the same form.   Hands-on … Continue reading

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Freelancing!

Jet-lag and culture shock have been doing their worst to me.  Yet I’m feeling myself return to life. I can even look back at all those ‘lost years’ and be glad they happened, and glad that I’m back. Writing in … Continue reading

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Feed a homeless person on Earth Day 2017

Homelessness exists even on Earth Day. Homeless shelters are regularly full & they must turn people away. Please remember to give to facilities that give meals to homeless people. Don’t shame these homeless people: just get some food to them. … Continue reading

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What Happened to Your Self-Respect?

Push with the energy that comes at you T’ai Chi Grand Master, Shijiazhuang, China Guest blog by Mary Ann Davis Writer & Teacher: Back Pain Yoga, Yoga & ESL We’ve been through a lot over the last few months, haven’t … Continue reading

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Winter reading for free

Hello from stormy western Nebraska.  An hour ago I was going to ride my bicycle to the library. Now the wind’s ripping through the trees & the sky’s black. And so, here are places you can get free digital reads. … Continue reading

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