Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dense – Weekly Photo Challenge

We recently enjoyed a weekend in Asheville, NC with our daughter and her best friend/roommate where I took in a model train show on Saturday, we enjoyed the Biltmore Estate on Sunday and then planned to do some hiking along … Continue reading

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First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday – Order to Kill by Kyle Mills

On Tuesdays Bibliophile By the Sea hosts a weekly opportunity for anyone to share info about the book they are currently reading. In essence you provide the first chapter or two of the current book occupying your time or one … Continue reading

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My List of Regular Blog Challenges – March 2017

A couple of years ago I put together a post about the regular blog challenges I enjoyed participating in with several friends I have made on WordPress. But at that time I only had the Mother Blog, Joe’s Musings. Since … Continue reading

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The Road Taken – WPC – 03/01/17

This is a photo of Crabtree Falls one of a host of waterfalls that adorn the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina. My wife and I visited this site in October of 2015 the week after Hurricane … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z Blogging Challenge Theme Reveal

Today is finally, finally the day. Or as my son used to say when he was too young to really understand the concept “Today is today!” What day would make me so excited? The day when I get to unveil … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIBBY – 3/20/2017

In every life we seek someone to make it fuller, richer, something so special we will live every day with the knowledge that better is always yet to come. In three days I will celebrate the 26th anniversary of knowing … Continue reading

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First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intro – The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer

On Tuesdays Bibliophile By the Sea hosts a weekly opportunity for anyone to share info about the book they are currently reading. In essence you provide the first chapter or two of the current book occupying your time.     … Continue reading

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Use Twitter & Hootsuite to Promote Your Blog for the 2017 A to Z Challenge

COPYRIGHT – ALPINE ACRES PUBLISHING 2017  In 18 days a whoop will be heard from computers around the world as nearly two thousand brave souls make their best effort at creating 26 blog posts in as many days if not … Continue reading

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Abstract – Daily Post – March 10,2017

noun noun: abstract; plural noun: abstracts; noun: the abstract ˈabˌstrakt/ 1. a summary of the contents of a book, article, or formal speech. Today’s Daily Post prompt triggered a though about my love of fiction writing, so I thought I … Continue reading

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My Writing Goals for 2017 – Bi-Monthly Check in 03/08/17

Beginning a new year for me is always about the potential for growth. I enjoy the swell of optimism that no matter how the preceding twelve months have gone the coming 12 will be better. With that mantra I peered over … Continue reading

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Wish – WPC – 03/08/17

Everyone has wishes. Things that mean so much to us we concentrate on them for weeks, months or years before they actually come to pass. Right now my fondest wish is to see this guy pictured above take his “walk” … Continue reading

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