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Johnson Family Chronicles – Lillie’s Story

This post was originally published on this siteLillie’s Homecoming (Short Fiction) Downtown Belmont, North Carolina (aka Montcross) — Circa 1948 — Photo Courtesy of Millican Pictorial History Museum My husband, children, and I just boarded the…

Posted in Life Lessons

Change the World by Changing How You Interact with People

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto by Love Your Neighbour on Unsplash Life is too short to be angry all the time. This week I was reminded in spades…

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Perseverance — Success after Failure — The Tiger Woods Story can be Yours as Well

This post was originally published on this site“man pulling gray rope” by Stijn Swinnen on Unsplash In life, there are many times that we look up at our life and wonder…

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Be Prepared — The Life You Save May Be Your Own

This post was originally published on this siteView of Hurricane Florence from Space Station — September 10, 2018 Over the last couple of days, writing has taken a back seat because Hurricane Florence…

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Take Downtime to find Balance in Your Writing Life

This post was originally published on this siteFishing helps the Author find Balance — Photo courtesy of Author In my series, “Writing More and Writing Better,” the posts have covered overcoming distractions, writing…

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The Blood-Stained Dress — Flash Fiction

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto by Anthony Cantin on Unsplash She watched the blood-stained dress burn, and it brought to mind the memories of the life she had…

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The Scrolling Page of a Writer’s Life

The Scrolling Page of a writer’s life is one of neverending idealism that allows the writer to place pen to paper, typewriter to paper, or keyboard to screen and bleed…