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The Day COMFORT Went Shopping

WELCOME TO OUR GUEST AUTHOR, BARB WAITE – Elsie: Adventures of an Arizona School Teacher 1913-1916 and Elsie’s Mountain: Memories of Palomar & Southern California 1897-1987 Last night as I struggled to fall asleep, a 25-year-old memory slammed into my thoughts and left me wide awake, remembering a long-ago day and God’s provision of comfort.…

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Red Light, Green Light!

Did you play “Red Light, Green Light” when you were a child? It was a simple stop-and-go game where one person was IT—the traffic light. The rest of the players stood in a line facing IT while she turned her back a good distance away and called out, “Green light!” The players then ran as…

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Please Indulge Me When I REMINISCE

WELCOME TO GUEST WRITER BOBBIE BARBER of KANSAS Among her many accomplishments, Bobbie’s tenacity and sense of adventure led her on an extensive genealogy quest to Ireland and Great Britain, exploring the roots of our Founding Fathers. A small- town girl with a lifelong passion for learning, Bobbie continues to pursue her love of reading…

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BOLLARDS Come in All Shapes and Sizes

As I crossed the parking lot heading toward the rec center where I exercise most mornings, I had to step between metal posts placed strategically several yards from the large glass entry doors.  The task at hand—get inside before I change my mind about my workout and go pick up a fresh almond bear claw…

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Eight Nudges That Moved My Novels to the FINISH Line

WELCOME TO GUEST WRITER, KAREN MEYER – “The Ohio Frontier History Lady” and Author of Eight Books Including Conflict at Chillicothe and Battle at Blue Licks. Most of us have many things we want to finish—tasks or activities we need to complete. One way I tackle the problem is to make to-do lists. At the…

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RESEARCH: Bane or Blessing?

WELCOME TO GUEST WRITER, KAREN MEYER – “The Ohio Frontier History Lady” and Author of Eight Middle Grade Novels Including The Tiara Mystery and North to Freedom. Believe it or not, Ripley is a sleepy Ohio town with an inspirational past. A visit to Ripley—to the John Parker House where this entrepreneurial former slave forged…

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