Monthly Archives: February 2009

Ozarks Writers League Calls

It isn’t often that we learn just how far we’ll go to attend a writer’s meeting, but that’s exactly what happened last Saturday when my husband and I set out to attend the quarterly meeting of Ozark Writers League held … Continue reading

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From the destruction

Even for a writer, it’s difficult to express some feelings. As we took our first tour of Fayetteville following the dreadful ice storm, all I could do was swallow lumps and hold back tears. Every street had been cleared of … Continue reading

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Icy Destruction

That’s our house behind the downed limb Above is the split off a very old wild cherry tree This was added by mistake, but it is a community building prior to the ice storm.

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Ice Storms and other distractions

As if my previous post signaled a crisis to come, an ice storm hit northwest Arkansas Tuesday. All afternoon Monday and into the night the freezing rain fell, challenging the best in everyone. Our son-in-law took his chainsaw to the … Continue reading

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