Patty’s Post Picks 06/16/2021 Featuring: Sally Cronin, William Price King, Barbara Spencer, Jan Sikes, Abbie Johnson Taylor, and Rob Shackleford #WordPressWednesday

Patty’s Post Picks 06/16/2021 Featuring: Sally Cronin, William Price King, Barbara Spencer, Jan Sikes, Abbie Johnson Taylor, and Rob Shackleford #WordPressWednesday

Good afternoon, Patty’s Worlds visitors!

I don’t know about where you are, but here in Northeast Tennessee, today is an awe-inspiring beautiful day! The sun is shining, there’s a magnificent breeze and Praise Be, there’s not any high humidity! I know summer is coming fast, because last week we had 90-degree weather so today I took my lunch outside, sat on the porch and enjoyed what I call, “Front Porch Picnicking” and let me tell you, it was glorious!

When I’d eaten my lunch and tossed away the trash, I took up my cane and headed out for a walk up and down the block calling hello to every neighbor I saw.

Now, here I am back inside and ready to work so if you’re up for some enjoyable entertainment let’s get this party started!

*** Reader’s Note

Reposting with correct text.

I confess, I’ve never inserted pictures as I’ve done here. So, if they’re not quite right please forgive my lack of knowhow.

I apologize in advance for the lack of descriptive text as well.

Today, I’m kicking off Patty’s Post Picks with more music from Sally Cronin and William Price King. Let’s see what’s on the turntable.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Music Column – The Breakfast Show with William Price King and Sally Cronin – Chart Hits 1971 Part Two – Bill Withers, George Harrison, The Doors, Aretha Franklin

Posted on June 15, 2021 by Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life.

Each week William and I will select two top hits from the charts starting with 1960 for two weeks followed by 1961 etc.. Through to 1985. We will also include some of the notable events in those years for the up and coming stars who were centre stage at the time.

Welcome to this week’s show and we are excited to share decades of music with you in 2021. Here is my second selection of top 1971 hits which I hope you will enjoy.  William.

News Event:  June 25th Stevie Wonder releases “Where I’m Coming From”

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Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life.

June 15, 2021 at 12:10 am | Tags: Aretha Franklin, Author Broadcaster Sally Cronin, Bill Withers, George Harrison, Jazz singer William Price King, The Doors | Categories: Music, The Breakfast Show

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Was that fun or what? Well, if you enjoyed that but tired yourself out from dancing, author Barbara Spencer’s got

A Literary Unraveling for you to enjoy whilst cooling your jets underneath the shade of your favorite tree.

Here’s Barbara to tell the tale.

A Literary Unravelling – a collection of short sketches


The Inconvenience of Relatives

Relatives can either be just wonderful or a pain if they drop in at inconvenient times. Unfortunately I have aunts who visit every May – at least I wish it were aunts. Sadly, I am too old to have any still living – which is what I wish for those pesky ants that have beseiged my kitchen every May for the past 19 years. I have to admit May wouldn’t be May without me rushing outside with a boiling kettle in the middle of the night trying to stem the flow. (They are night owls and get hungry at about 11pm) Or spraying stuff in corners as they dance around the water and continue their march from my front door to my kitchen. Apart from digging up the foundations on the front of my house, I cannot get rid of them. In June they go on holiday, but you can lay odds – May 2022 they will be packing their suitcases and returning to Somerset for a visit.

Why I Wrote Broken

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BTW? I can seriously sympathize with Barbara and her ant issue. I believe, they were worse here this spring than I’ve ever seen them.

Well, no point lamenting what cannot be changed so, let’s head on over to Jan Sikes and her Monday #Motivation #Meditation #TarotReading where her chakra series continues.

Monday #Motivation #Meditation #TarotReading

PUBLISHED ON June 14, 2021

Happy Monday! Welcome to another opportunity to pause and reset your intentions for a new week!


Created in Canva by Jan Sikes

We continue with our efforts to open and balance the chakras. This week, we are focusing on the fifth major chakra. The Throat Chakra is located in the center of the throat and back of the neck. It controls our flow of communication, self-expression, and listening. When there is an imbalance,

To continue learning visit:

Jan Sikes | June 14, 2021 at 4:44 am | Tags: #Meditation, #Meditation #Motivation #Tarot Reading, #MondayMeditation, #MondayMotivation, #Tarot, #TarotCards, #TarotReading, #ThroatChakra, Monday Medititation, Throat Chakra | Categories: Inspirational, Writing and Music

Before I continue onward with my post picks for this week, I’d just like to say Jan’s selection resonated with me in so many ways it was kind of a little scary.

I’d love to know your thoughts so make sure to leave a comment on Jan’s blog post to let me and Jan know.

Now, in appreciation of author Abbie Johnson Taylor’s continuing participation in one of my most important promotion days of the week, even though it is #WordPressWednesday not #SocialMediaMonday I’d like to show my appreciation of her efforts by sharing the following here with you.

*** Reader’s Note

I’ve chosen to use the links for the original post here and Abbie’s tags and categories listings.

A Schoolboy Crush, a Teacher’s Kiss, and a Quest for Greatness #SocialMediaMonday

Commonplace Fun Facts

Appears to be: love is in the air

Teachers’ Day, Teacher. Appears to say: A SCHOOLBOY CRUSH,




They certainly weren’t the first boys in history to develop a crush on their teacher. Who could blame them for their innocent preoccupation over Miss Brown? Matilda “Tillie” Brown was young, pretty, and she had that special gift of teaching and encouragement that caused her students to want to do their best.

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abbiejohnsontaylor | June 14, 2021 at 3:54 pm | Categories: Inspiration

Last but certainly not least, is Australian author Rob Shackleford and part two of his Viking series.

Earlier today here in Patty’s Worlds he asked, Why Vikings? by author Rob Shackleford #WordPressWednesday

Now, he’s back with more.

What Did Vikings Look Like?

By Rob Shackleford

I decided to write some blogs on the lives of Vikings because of their inclusion in two of my novels – Traveller Inceptio and the recently released Traveller Probo. Both are available from your favourite on-line bookstore as eBooks and Paperbacks.

So – in continuing on the Viking theme – what did Vikings actually look like?

Think of the traditional view of Vikings. They were tall, blonde, wearing winged or horned helmets and sailed the seas in longboats to rape and pillage.

But were Vikings really as they might appear in the TV shows? Unfortunately, this myth is now the motivation for Aryan-based white-supremacist groups and, as predicted, things are never as the popular media would have us believe.

For more on Vikings – please visit my Blog:

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This ends Patty’s Post Picks for today. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading these as much as I have putting them together.

Thanks in advance for reading. May Harmony find You and Blessid Be.


  1. Thanks very much Patty for sharing.. enjoy the rest of your week.. hugsx

  2. Thank you, Patty, for the recognition.

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