Author Archives: Mark@IdeaJones

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’s Kindle … Continue reading

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Right-of-way, Simplified

    When you’re out on the roadways,     remember,     trains have right-of-way over emergency vehicles, which have right-of-way over trucks, which have right-of-way over cars, which have right-of-way over motorcycles, which have right-of-way over horses, which … Continue reading

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Shades of Carmichael

Headed out to an event we’ve never been to before. Shades of Carmichael features about 80 hand-decorated market umbrellas, which will then be auctioned off as a fundraiser for the park and for the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Joey has … Continue reading

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Challenge Met!

Last month, I challenged myself to create a new post here every day in June. I’m happy to report the challenge has been met. I’m not sure all those posts have done much good. Did people see them? (The bots … Continue reading

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Pack Mentality

If you’re familiar with the phrase “pack mentality,” you probably think first of its negative connotation. But pack can be a very good thing. Pack can be family, a support system, a group working toward a common goal. To that … Continue reading

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