Tag Archives: Retirement

Retirement Can Change Your Life – Or Someone Else’s Life

I found this great retirement story on an author friend’s blog. James Callan is the author of the Father Frank Mysteries. Go to his site to learn more about them. Posted on January 15, 2016 by James Callan Retirement. That … Continue reading

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Spend a Day Blogging for Fun

I’ve been writing a book this summer and promoting the two I’ve already written, Catastrophic Connections and Furtive Investigation. What kind of time did I have to update my blogs? Not much. However, I spent most of today updating my … Continue reading

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A Non-Political, Non-Critical Letter to Trump

Sometimes a cozy writer, like me, reads posts by fellow authors that are anything but cozy. Maybe serious, maybe instructive, and sometimes satirical. Here is a post by a warm, helpful author/blogger who has been a great mentor. I like … Continue reading

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V—Variety

Thomas Bates didn’t like variety. He worked at the same job for forty-five years, and whenever a new worker tried to call him Tom, Thomas set the fellow straight. “Name’s Thomas. Always has been, always will be.” After Thomas’s reluctant … Continue reading

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Q–Quiet

Quiet stretched before Wayne like a road he remembered traveling in Montana–where the horizon remained the same mile after mile. Mary had passed away not quite two months ago. At the beginning, he’d wished for more quiet time some days as … Continue reading

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M–Mom

Has anyone dealt with the Veterans Administration? If that is in you future, be prepared to fill out multiple forms, gather hard-to-find personal information, and be offered help that doesn’t really help. I’ve spent the past couple of weeks preparing … Continue reading

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L–Lettuce

Linda loved to lose lbs. Early in life, she learned to lose by eating lots of lettuce . Linda had retired from teaching in a school where the teachers held a weight-loss contest each year. Each participant put $10.00 in … Continue reading

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