Monthly Archives: December 2008

What the New Year might bring

When I was younger I made resolutions. They were always sort of silly, though I didn’t think so at the time. Mostly stuff anyone ought to do as a matter of course. Lose twenty pounds, stop fighting with my little … Continue reading

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Christmas and Critique Groups

Addressing Christmas cards yesterday served to remind me how little time is left until that joyous holiday rolls around. Watching grandkids decorate their Mom and Dad’s tree with the help of our little Aidan, who will be three in March, … Continue reading

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How They Lived

A typical Ozark home and family of the early 1800s The deeper I get into the new book, the more I search for stories to use, the more amazed I am at how settlers to these rugged Boston Mountains of … Continue reading

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