Monthly Archives: November 2011

Raising Teenagers

Last week’s post was an essay my sister, Pam, wrote when her boys were ages two and four. It’s titled “You Can Dress Them Up But…”  If you missed it, you can read it here.   One year when the … Continue reading

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The Circle Game & Thanksgiving

My niece about ten years ago. She’s the youngest of my parents’ 16 grandkids. If the picture below looks like a tight squeeze, that’s because it was. It’s from Thanksgiving thirteen years ago. We were lucky we all fit in … Continue reading

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You Can Dress Them Up But…

This week I’d like to share an essay my sister, Pam, wrote years ago when her boys (now grown) were little. She wrote it for a composition class she was taking.  Good thing I saved it because she didn’t. When … Continue reading

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Star Wars Mashup

It seems lots of Star Wars fanatics are mixing characters from George Lucas’ classic film with other favorites, resulting in creative new twists.     “Darth Vader v. Barbie”? Who thinks up this stuff?  Who do you think prevails? You might … Continue reading

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Audie Murphy – Most Highly Decorated World War II Hero

I’m taking a timeout from my usual goofball self to pay tribute to one of the many veterans we’re honoring for Veterans Day on November 11th. I’m grateful to all the brave men and women who have served and are … Continue reading

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OPEN MINDS – A Mind-Boggling Page Turner!

Congratulations to Susan Kaye Quinn! Today is the launch of her young adult novel, Open Minds, first book in the Mindjack Trilogy. I’m honored to be taking part in her Virtual Launch Party by doing a book review.  I LOVE … Continue reading

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