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In Case You Missed It… Trivial Thursdays Interview on WRFL-FM — LISTEN HERE

In Case You Missed It… Trivial Thursdays Interview on WRFL-FM — LISTEN HERE

Had a fun time interviewing with Mick Jeffries, the long-time and award-winning host of WRFL-FM Radio “Trivial Thursdays” this morning.  In case you missed it, here is an MP3 Audio file of the broadcast, courtesy of WRFL and Mick…edited by…

The 2018 Blogging A to Z Challenge – My Reflections #atozchallenge

The 2018 Blogging A to Z Challenge – My Reflections #atozchallenge

Well folks, I was a few days late completing the April Blogging Challenge, but I got it done!!  I submitted my Z post on May 5! As always, this was BOTH a challenge and a load of fun. But I…

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

During the month of April I participated with nearly 2000 other bloggers worldwide in the “Blogging from A to Z Challenge” which is now in its 7th year. This was my second year to participate and this year’s theme for…

Z is for Zeal – #atozchallenge

Z is for Zeal – #atozchallenge

I am a zealous traveler. I travel passion and with all the gusto I can.  A roadtrip with me can be grueling, but it is always fun.  Indeed, I travel with the intent of creating many good memories.  Many call…

A is for Adventure – #atozchallenge

A is for Adventure – #atozchallenge

What is April A to Z? Every April, bloggers from all over the world participate in the April A to Z blog challenge, and you can too. It’s a lot of fun and it’s a great way to meet other…

Sumoflam’s #AtoZChallenge Theme Reveal: Wanderlust

Sumoflam’s #AtoZChallenge Theme Reveal: Wanderlust

Last year I decided to take on a challenge from my author friend Tui Snider, namely, to participate in the 2016 Bloggers A to Z Challenge.  It was not easy.  The rules of the challenge are to post 26 blog…

Life Gets Busy But I Still Try To Enjoy The Ride

Life Gets Busy But I Still Try To Enjoy The Ride

Recently, life has gotten pretty hectic for old Sumoflam.  So much so that my blogs are taking a beating and seemingly forgotten.  I am now teaching Japanese full time at the University of Kentucky and that, coupled with my website…

A to Z Challenge: The X Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The X Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

A to Z Challenge: The W Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The W Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

A to Z Challenge: The V Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The V Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…