Category Archives: historical

They Came on Horseback

  I never knew when I arrived at The Observer on Thursday morning what I would find. Of course thereā€™d been the day I was invited to go slither and pet with snakes, the tiger episode and taking a flight … Continue reading

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Dreamcatchers, American Indians, Multi-Culture

How Our Culture Influences Our Lives Today The great plains American Indians embrace many spiritual beliefs. One is that the air if filled with both good and bad dreams. Their solution for filtering out the bad are the lovely dream … Continue reading

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WHERE HISTORY LEADS US

Since the late 1980s my path has led into the past. Not so much that I’d want to live there. I’d hate running to the outhouse, freezing my buns off at night when the fire went out, reading by lamplight … Continue reading

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Getting the request

Getting an email that a publisher wants a full manuscript in reply to a query with partial isn’t quite as exciting as getting “the call.” But it’s almost. I’ve had both, so I can swear to that. Excuse me, but … Continue reading

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When it’s too much

There are days when being a writer is overwhelming. When life steps in and demands all our time, we resent very much being taken away from what we love. Creating a world that is ours alone until the time comes … Continue reading

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