Monthly Archives: January 2014

Left In the Dust….Friday Fictioneer

The workshop was deserted.  Dusty and cobweb-covered,  there was no sign of what had  happened here.  Marie  stepped over the nails and boards left hastily on the floor.  She looked for a sign… anything that could jar her memory, help … Continue reading

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My First Audience (Memoir)

On Sunday afternoons, Great Aunt Martha’s  little black Studebaker would pull into our driveway and Aunt Martha and Grandma would emerge for “the visit”.   They would often bring fresh flowers from their gardens, wrapped in tissue paper with a … Continue reading

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Growing Up Country

A recent statistic floating around reads like this:  the average person is three generations removed from agriculture.  That may not surprise you, but I still live on a farm and can trace agriculture back for generations on my side of … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Happy Happy Joy Joy

What does happiness look like to you? Happy is a freshly-baked batch of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. It’s the smiling face of my husband as he rolls out of the recovery room. Happy are the faces of all the people … Continue reading

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