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Christmas in Thirty Minutes

Writing, cooking and sewing are connected for me. So when I was writing about Laurie MacBride desperate for time to create, in Christmas in Thirty Minutes, I thought of a Santa and a little, funny Santa’s helper. The pattern for … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing Author Interview

Sherry, who is a writer, editor and friend, asked if I would participate in this ’round robin’ of writer interviews.  I know you’d enjoy her story, too.  Everyone enjoys hearing about writers and their writing process and plans. Follow the … Continue reading

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No Dead Dogs Book Club

They began meeting in 2007. They have books, a sense of humor, dedication to giving and to hospitality, their faith and “dearly loving” their families in common. No one is sure when they began writing down the books they have read … Continue reading

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Stockings

The tradition of hanging stockings has been important to me since I was little.  Instead of the fireplace,  we hung our stockings from the staircase railing.  We opened them before breakfast and found simple treats in them. My favorite was … Continue reading

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Broken Car and What Came Of It

When traveling, the last thing anyone wants is for her car to break down. But that is just what happened to me this summer when I was on a trip to promote my novel, Solomon’s Puzzle. I’m thankful that I … Continue reading

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