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World’s Fair Christmas in Chicago & Meet George A. Tribble!

Participating in Jocelyn Green’s World’s Fair Christmas Tour of Chicago last month met every expectation and more. What an amazing time we had. Oh, how many new places I saw and new things I learned about this city of my family’s roots in America. And tons of ideas for Tangled Promises’ sequel. See a few […]

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A Special Santa Memory

Santa visited our home every year on Christmas Eve. Jesus always came first. The children’s program was always on Christmas Eve. We learned our “piece” for the story and hoped we wouldn’t forget the important Bible verse when our time came to speak. I think I remember being an angel a time or two. After […]

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Halloween, Reformation & the Printing Press

  October is my favorite month–maybe because the weather and the leaves change (and I celebrate another birthday). It’s also the month of the Protestant Reformation and Halloween. I’ve gathered a few facts to show that Martin Luther chose the date wisely for nailing his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg.  These facts […]

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Changes in My Kitchen and in My Writing World

Projects just seem to take longer these days. Supply chain issues. Delivery challenges. Difficult to know what you’ll get from an online picture. So, our summer went. We started in late May and Autumn is officially just a week away. We are close to finished. Close enough, I’m sharing a few before and after photos. […]

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Fruits, Spices, and Christmas in July

When do you begin your Christmas shopping? Do you enjoy finding special gifts for those on your gift list? Do you dread the task? Is gift-giving just one more thing on your stressful holiday to-do list? It brings me great joy to find or create the perfect gift for each individual. I keep my eyes […]

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