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#194–The selling season has begun . . .

  Because spring break brings hordes of tourists to the Oregon coast, the selling season has begun. So I hit the road north. And this is what I saw: more traffic, more motorhomes, and more out-of-state license plates. California and … Continue reading

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#183–Finding your niche . . .

All writers know their genre, but not all writers know if their writing fits a specific niche. If your writing does, then you can market to that niche. My bridge books fit into historic and also Oregon Coast niches, as … Continue reading

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#154–A quirky week . . .

  Into every life some quirkiness must fall. Leaning tower of water My first clue that it was going to be a strange week was when I pulled a water bottle out of the pack Monday. It sat at an … Continue reading

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#151–Plan B in Junction City . . .

  Since last Thursday, folks have been heading to Junction City to attend the Scandinavian Festival to enjoy the fabulous food and dances that have become such a tradition in the festival’s 54–year history. I, however, went to Junction City on … Continue reading

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#96–An author’s life . . .

Note: Next post will be May 10. Writing is only part of an author’s life. I have been trying to find time to get my third book ready, and no luck. Here is a sample of everything that got in … Continue reading

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#94–But not forgotten . . .

Since January 10, when The Crossings Guide to Oregon’s Coastal Spans came out, my first book Crossings: McCullough’s Coastal Bridges has been on the back burner. My focus has been on the second book, and it’s kept me busy, busy. … Continue reading

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#93–Something new to talk about . . .

After giving approximately 30 presentations since April 2011 that dealt with the book Crossings, the bridges, and old-timers’ bridge stories, I’ve rolled out a totally new presentation. In this one, I talk about the adventures of Crossings pertaining to the … Continue reading

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#89–10-hour, 15-stop South Coast marathon . . .

Although I left Florence at 7:30 a.m., I didn’t get to the motel in Gold Beach until after 5:30 p.m. Here’s how I turned a 3-hour trip into a 10-hour marathon by making many, many stops.  And it was on … Continue reading

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#87–On the road again and again and again . . .

  The big deal in my life this week is the Coast Bridge Tour that I’ll be leading tomorrow. So that’s what I want to write about. Since it takes place Saturday, I won’t be posting it until Sunday, February … Continue reading

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#86–Judy’s wonderful, incredible, so good, not too bad day . . .

It was a day to remember––January 17 !  To begin with, it was blue-sky beautiful. We’ve had two weeks of fabulous weather with cold nights but days that reached into the mid-60s with no afternoon wind. For January, it was … Continue reading

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