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D-Day and Dad’s Day

I’m writing this blog post on D-Day, 2022, the 78th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Normandy. With Father’s Day less than two weeks away, I planned a tribute to dads–mine in particular. Then went down this meandering trail. In search of family photos with my dad, I pulled this one from my stash. No, […]

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Sunflowers Blooming through Extremes of Heat and Drought

As I write this, Hurricane Ida has pummeled New Orleans and makes her way north and east. High winds and heavy rain bring a stark contrast to the baking heat the past weeks. While most of my flowers have wilted, my dwarf sunflower plant flourished. It thrived in the intense temperatures and lack of real water (a […]

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Paddling through the Waves

Two weeks ago an opportunity presented itself on my road to publication in the Christian fiction world. I’m incredibly excited, but I also light-heartedly joke about my Red Sea Revisions, as I tackle the task ahead. If I cross the sea successfully, the reward awaits. My first preparation for the trip took me to the […]

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When Promises and Lies Tangle

What image does the word tangled bring to mind? Tangled hair? Tangled yarn? A spider’s web? Electrical cords? Or maybe a pack of lies? This kitten is in a tangle of branches. I hope she escapes without too many scratches. After breaking my novel into three manageable volumes, I’ve nearly completed the first one. I […]

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