Tag Archives: Buddy for David

Our 2017 Tour Begins But in Slow Motion – We Rose Early – First a Fuel Stop – Then a Propane Fill Stop – Arrived Safely at Flagstaff KOA 5:30 PM –

Up the mountain, down the mountain, up the mountain, down the mountain. This is what it seems like to me traveling on I-17 North to Flagstaff, Arizona. I’m not a mountain enthusiast, but I’m determined to get to our destination … Continue reading

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Chelsea – Pet Bichon Frise – Puts Her Paw Down – Demands Her Daily Portion of People Food – But Should We Give It to Her – Would You – We Do – Then We Don’t – Then We Do Again –

Little Chelsea, the bravest Bichon Frise I know, out for her evening walk, trails behind Steve. She has her good days, many in fact, but she has her bad days, too. Fifteen years of woofing and doing doggy stuff has … Continue reading

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Booking RV Parks – Eight Day Project – Job Complete – 37 RV Parks – 6,588 Miles Driving in Our MotorHome – Everywhere We Park Is Home – Until We Move On –

  This is my office space within the living room area of our coach. This is where I spent the better part of eight days finding and booking 37 RV parks for our year 2017 6,588 mile tour of the … Continue reading

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Perspective

  Stretching ourselves again – Lord – Leaving our comfort zone …. How I’ve settled here – Loving sameness – Loving stillness – Sometimes seeing the day we leave Our campsite as the day We launch our home on wheels … Continue reading

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Luxury Campsite (well, you know, relatively speaking) – We Will Leave Mid April – Return Next Winter – Few Sites Offer as Much Area for Patio – We Will Miss This – But We Will Have FUN Doing It –

Lots of room under our awning with shade screen. The canopy behind is also ours. We have eight lawn chairs, a long table. The Weber grill in the background is also ours. Steve grills our foods out there whenever we … Continue reading

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Bar Nunn – Wyoming – Birch – I Believe – Could We Have Pulled in Any Closer – Here for Only One Night – What a Beautiful Tree – I Will Always Remember –

We left Rapid City, South Dakota, September 17, 2016. We stopped in Wyoming twice, first in Buffalo and then Bar Nunn, on our way to Colorado Springs. This beautiful birch tree is what I’ll always remember about Wyoming. We saw … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs – Garden of the Gods RV Park – View from Our Motorhome – See the Many Camping Choices – We Often See Tents and All Sorts of RV Styles – We Look Forward to Our 2017 Tour –

We were making our way back to our Arizona winter campground. It was late September of 2016. We stayed a week in Colorado Springs and spent a few days with our good friends who live there and love it. See … Continue reading

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Baked Ziti Cooked on the Grill – Would It Be Called Grilled Ziti – Don’t Think So – We Loved It!

We are wintering in Arizona this year. Now that traveling is not the main thing, I am cooking again, but we do not have a conventional oven, at least not yet. Steve was craving baked ziti. He really wanted lasagna, but I … Continue reading

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What Genre Do You Read – I Like Suspense – I Read Suspense – I Write Suspense – Buddy for David – Suspense –

Novel: Buddy for David – Having a child go missing would be any parent’s worst nightmare. Yet, this is what happened to the Anderod family on a clear day in July, 1994. Their eight-year-old son David disappeared. The same day … Continue reading

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Why Are These Sticking to the Grill – Says My Hubby – Brush Them with Oil Before You Turn Them – Say I – Yellow Squash Sliced and Oiled – Tasty – Steve Grills – I Love It –

We have it worked out perfectly. I prepare it and Steve grills it. This time I sent him out the door with a small bowl of garlic infused oil to slather on the slices of yellow squash. This keeps it … Continue reading

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As Automated as We Are – Nothing Has Replaced Reading for Students – Acquiring Knowledge Requires Reading Skill – So How Does that Skill Develop – By Exercise – Reading a Book that Motivates a Reader to Turn the Page Will Increase Reading Skill –

Do you remember how you learned to read? I can’t say that I remember the process that started in primary school, but what I remember clearly is receiving a book to read from my parents. It was Louisa May Alcott’s … Continue reading

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My Husband – My Biggest Fan – My Best Friend – What Does He Say About My Book – Buddy for David – What He Said Was What I Loved to Hear –

“This book should be a movie.” These were the words of my husband after reading Buddy for David. Steve had never read a novel in his life until this one. I felt flattered that he genuinely liked the story that … Continue reading

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BOY MEETS DOG – LIFE HAPPENS – Novel entitled – Buddy for David – Many good reports about this book – Read it and share your experience –

Novel written by Carol Ann Hoel. Available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, and Crosslinkpublishing.com. Entertainment for all readers. Try it and see. Yes, a boy is kidnapped, but this eight-year-old child is more than his abductors can handle…

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Being Who Am I – Am I Who I Was Meant to Be – The Answer to the Question Is …

I’ve written a book, but that is not who I am, yet it is part of who I am, because my personal background and experiences are undetectably imbedded into the words of its pages. I can articulate who I am … Continue reading

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Blog Writers – Novel Writers – Non-fiction Writers – Biographers, Historians, Journalists, Grant Writers – Technical Writers – Textbook Writers – All Writers – How Are Writers Influenced by Other Writers – How Does a Writer Acquire that Unique Style of His or Her Own – How Does One Develop an Expertise in One’s Field of Writing that Stands Out –

Composing a blog post, in my opinion, makes you a writer; therefore, this article, if it is read at all, will be read by writers. If you are not one of the writers listed in the title above, then maybe you … Continue reading

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Preview – Buddy for David – Excerpts from Page One and Page Three….

Page 1 – first sentence… On a sunny day in July of 1994 disaster hit the Anderod family as unpredictably as a bolt of lightning striking on a clear day. John loaded the rotor tiller in the bed of his … Continue reading

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Writing Successful Fiction – Choosing the Fascinating and Versatile THIRD PERSON OMNISCIENT Point of View (POV) to Tell Your Story –

I’m covering this point of view for writing fiction not because I think it is better than any other, but because this is the one I used in my novel, Buddy for David. It’s the POV that I know by experience. THIRD … Continue reading

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We Can Have What We Say – Believe without Doubting – Jesus Said So…I Tested It and It Is TRUE!

Mark 11:23-24 – The Bible – (KJV) – For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe … Continue reading

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Sip a Little Homemade Caramel Frappe …

Stop here for a while. Sip a little homemade caramel frappe as you check out my updated website for Buddy for David by clicking the book jacket at the top of the column on the right. Don’t miss the link … Continue reading

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I did it! Website Owner, Author, Carol Ann Hoel, BUDDY FOR DAVID, Christian Novel, Suspense, Mystery, is HERE!

I’ve been working steadily and learning a lot, since the day I started working on a website for my novel, Buddy for David. It’s here! A link to the website is located on the top of the column on the right … Continue reading

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