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A Lost Friend, Found

The question came during a writers’ conference workshop. “What was your favorite book when a child?” Warm thoughts from long ago rushed into my mind. I answered, “Tommy Little.” A puzzled look crossed the instructor’s face. She had never heard … Continue reading

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Part 5 – The Nativity, Sort Of

Many of us have heard the Nativity Story over and over again, to where we’ve lost the awe and wonder, along with the emotional roller coaster, of those who witnessed the miraculous birth. This fictionalized account is set in a … Continue reading

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The Nativity Story, Sort Of – Part One

Many of us have heard the Nativity Story over and over again, to where we’ve lost the awe and wonder, along with the emotional roller coaster, of those who witnessed the miraculous birth. This fictionalized account is set in a … Continue reading

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Sugar Snow

It snowed several inches…again…and this time on the first day of Spring. As I looked out the window and watched the snowflakes piling up, it reminded me of a story in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s book, Little House in the Big … Continue reading

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My Stone Soup

As a kid did you read the story of Stone Soup? It’s a folk tale about a town refusing to share its food with a hungry traveler. The traveler, being a quick-witted guy, unpacked his cooking pot and filled it … Continue reading

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The Little Tin Cup and My Iceman

The beginning of March brought yet another round of icy cold weather. Quite the dreary thought, until an icy memory of a different sort came to mind. A pleasant one that took place almost six decades ago. I was three … Continue reading

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THE KITTY WINTER BLUES by Cuddlebug

I’m sitting at the window, Singing the kitty winter blues. Snow’s coverin’ the driveway, And all the grass, too. Meow, meow!  The wind’s blowin’ and a howlin’, Outside I won’t tread.  More snow’s comin’ tomorrow, My people have said. Meow, meow! … Continue reading

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