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Passing the Torch – A Christmas Remembrance

On December 3, 2015, we decorated the tree. This is usually a pleasant time. Except. In the background the TV aired continuous day-after coverage of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA. While we placed ornaments on a tree during … Continue reading

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My novel’s like a tree?

How do you go about writing a novel? Good question. I’ve been reading, studying, and analyzing different approaches by authors and writing coaches. Why? Because I have a novel basking in various stages of undress in both a computer file … Continue reading

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Holiday Ornaments Send Their Stories

When it’s Christmas tree time, the living room’s a mess. Even when we have a small tree like we do this year, it still becomes a mess. Furniture is moved. The tree is set up. Plastic tubs of ornaments are … Continue reading

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