Castellan the Black and his Wise Draconic Tips on Looking After Grandchildren #BrainfluffCastellanthe Black #WiseDragonicTipsonChildcare #PickyEaters

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Make sure the pesky dragonets understand they’re to do what they’re told, rather than follow your example…

Castellan the Black, mighty dragon warrior, features in my short story Picky Eaters, written to provide a humorous escape from all the stuff that isn’t happening on Wyvern Peak… All proceeds for the duration of its publishing life are donated to mental health charities.

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RELEASE DAY: HIDING CRACKED GLASS by Jay Cudney

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Book 2 in Perceptions of Glass series

I could hardly wait for the sequel to Jay’s book, Watching Glass Shatter. I had followed the dysfunctional Glass family wondering about a strange letter the father had left behind. The new book, Hiding Cracked Glass also revolves around a letter, a threatening, blackmail letter. Unfortunately, the adresse’s name is blurred, so we are not sure whom the threat is toward. Olivia, the matriarch of the family, both my favorite and least favorite character in this series assumes the threat is made towards her; but is it? It could be made toward any member of the family, for this is a family that keeps secrets.

The letter’s arrival happens right in the “middle of things,” where and when Cudney’s catastrophes usually occur–right at the worst possible moment. In the next eight hours, all hell breaks loose, complete with misassumptions and miscommunications galore. A…

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SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR KIDS

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Like TV programming in the 60s, Saturday mornings on this blog are reserved for kids. Today’s recommendation is for kids eight and up, as well as a few husbands who could learn a few things. LOL

Practical advice for anyone who wants to function like a grownup in order to be trusted and treated like one.

As the author says in her introduction. “We swear we’re not trying to turn you into a premature adult! We don’t want you trudging around in a small suit with a briefcase…” but what Newman IS trying to do is help kids get the respect they deserve by earning it.

Character building things like “How to Bring a Little Sunshine to Older Folks” and “How to Be a Welcome Guest” are interspersed with practical things like the following:

My Better Half could take a lesson here.

Hmmmm, the diagrams here would hep My Better…

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines Extra – Host Sally Cronin- It’s all about Love…and laughter

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Something to ease you into the weekend….which I hope is love and laughter filled

National Pride..

An Indian cab driver picked up a Japanese man from a hotel. Along the way, they saw a Honda motorcycle overtake the taxicab and the Japanese guy said, “Motorcycle very fast, made in Japan.” Then a Toyota car overtook the taxicab and the Japanese guy said, “Car very fast, made in Japan.” When they reached the destination the fare was 1500 rupees. The Japanese man thought the ride was would only cost 500 rupees. He asked the driver why the ride was so expensive. The driver said, “Meter very fast, made in India.”

MIT Graduate Interview

Reaching the end of a job interview, the Human Resources Officer asks a young engineer fresh out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “And what starting salary are you looking for?”

The engineer replies, “In the region of…

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