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What In The Word: Truth(ish)

Truth:  Noun, from the Middle English “treuth.” A verified or verifiable, objective fact.  (“It’s a truth that the sun appears to rise each morning”). Actuality, accuracy. (“We’ve weighed that container several times and the truth is it contains only one … Continue reading

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Of Love Beads and Novels

Hi! This month has been even busier than usual. Endings, beginnings, recuperation, it’s all been part of this month. There’s a tradition that says you should start the year as you mean to go on. Eat the foods you love, … Continue reading

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Update: BOATS:RATS publication campaign is now live at Kindle Scout!

BASED ON A TRUE STORY: REALLY ALMOST TRUE STORY (BOATS:RATS) by Joey Jones and Mark Jones ____________________________________ …has been submitted, accepted, and an excerpt is live for voting until January 28th. You can read the book’s opening at Amazon.com’s Kindle … Continue reading

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Imperium Neptuni Regis… The Shellback

Imperium Neptuni Regis: The Ancient Order of the Deep Another certificate from WWII, again from the USS General Harry Taylor (for more about that ship, see the post on The Domain of the Golden Dragon). Here, the certificate a sailor … Continue reading

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WWII… Domain of the Golden Dragon

The Domain of the Golden Dragon This is a certificate awarded during WWII (the recipient’s name has been removed for this picture). Certificates were awarded to Navy sailors who crossed the International Date Line aboard ship. The recipient of this … Continue reading

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