now, finally, we are moving once again.
admit it... May and June of 2019 were two of the slowest months
ever around Backpackville. There was a lot going on, just not
here on the web site.
about to change.
going to take a few days in July to clear some things up, dust
away a few of the cobwebs and knock aside a bit of rust. But,
we're going to get things going, and once it begins things will
month of July should end up with more than thirty new essays being
posted. July or August will see some new interviews arrive around
here. And, several assorted little jobs around the site should
finally get put into place.
that's just a beginning.
Buy Bob's Book is back in August, offering a fun and goofy way
of approaching what around here is a serious effort. While some
major projects are getting shuffled, there are still a minimum
of two book releases planned over the next six to eight months.
yes, it's been slow. Only one thing to say to that...
always... thanks for stopping in, and THANKS for the time, support
and consideration. Look around, have some fun, and come back
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Friends for Local Business
month the Local Friends challenge is...
expression sourced for this challenege -- "As American as
apple pie" -- covers a fair amount of ground. Nostalgia,
fun, celebrations, parties, and the list goes on.
going to use the July 4th fireworks and summer days as a way of
starting things off, and moving it into the territory of anything
that has somewhat legendary, somewhat iconic, in no small way
traditional place your neighborhood.
could begin with those seasonal stands that are only open for
a few months. It could include annual family gatherings and city
events. Might be as simple as that cookout in the yard where you
always manage to fall asleep in a hammock to take a nap before
setting up the fire pit.
it is that creates traditional celebrations for you, think about
those local businesses that can help you enjoy the festivities.
As apple pie
July 1st - 31st
the July Local
Friends for Local Business...
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My Backpack --
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are a couple of pages over at Facebook that we'd like to nod in
the direction of...
Just Drifts Away -- A page at Facebook
for Bob's published and professional writing efforts.
Paws and Puppy Love -- A fun page on
Facebook where we celebrate Lady, Travis, Molly and Gus... along
with their friends (and ours).
would be incredibly grateful if you took a few minutes to check
out some of these pages. (And if you have a Facebook and/or Twitter
account, our on-going appreciation and ever-lasting gratitude
goes along with every "Like"
or "Follow" you add. (So
you'll have that going for you.))
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you can, please send along an e-mail and let us know what you
think of things around here. A lot of work goes into the material
that gets posted on this web site and the process of tidying up
content, and if you spot something that you particularly like...
or something you believe we might be able to do a bit better...
that information is always welcomed by us.
a great month folks... and thank you again for all of your attention
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dearest companions and supporters since the beginning of the site...
proud to call them family...