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Veterans Day Thoughts

Veterans Day Thoughts Thank You for Your Service and Sacrifice In trenches across France, Belgium, and Germany, United States Doughboys at…

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Johnson Family Chronicles — The Binoculars

Johnson Family Chronicles — The Binoculars Original U.S. WWII M13 1943 Nash Kelvinator Binoculars 6×30 with Case Lieutenant Raymond Johnson, Jr….

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Johnson Family Chronicles – Lillie’s Story

Lillie’s Homecoming (Short Fiction) Downtown Belmont, North Carolina (aka Montcross) — Circa 1948 — Photo Courtesy of Millican Pictorial History Museum My husband, children, and I…

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Change the World by Changing How You Interact with People

Photo by Love Your Neighbour on Unsplash Life is too short to be angry all the time. This week I was…

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

“man pulling gray rope” by Stijn Swinnen on Unsplash In life, there are many times that we look up at our…

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Be Prepared — The Life You Save May Be Your Own

View of Hurricane Florence from Space Station — September 10, 2018 Over the last couple of days, writing has taken a back seat…

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Take Downtime to find Balance in Your Writing Life

Fishing helps the Author find Balance — Photo courtesy of Author In my series, “Writing More and Writing Better,” the posts have covered…

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The Blood-Stained Dress — Flash Fiction

Photo by Anthony Cantin on Unsplash She watched the blood-stained dress burn, and it brought to mind the memories of the…

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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…