Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 1, 2014

This is the third post in this series. (Click here for Part 1 or Part 2.) Thanks, once again, to everyone who has written to me—your...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

August 26, 2014

Thank you to everyone who commented on this site or on Facebook, or who wrote to me personally after last week’s post. Your...

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This Vast Country

August 24, 2014

This week’s snapshot poem:   Not only this country, but the whole globe is smaller these days, and certainly looks it from...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

August 20, 2014

I recently read the essay, Motherless By Choice, by Katie Naum and felt awed by its honesty, its sincerity, and its wisdom. It...

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If I Could Turn Back Time

August 15, 2014

Snapshot Poem #4 is not really a poem, but some thoughts.       Take a moment to ponder my beautiful words and imagery...

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Fairway to Heaven, by Lily Mal...

August 12, 2014

I hosted my first ever guest author on the blog last Friday, Lily Malone, and what a lovely guest she was! (You can read...

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A Lament for the Passing of Gr...

August 10, 2014

A quick snapshot poem this week: It’s not often these days that I get to take my children to a park, or to the beach, or to...

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Hey, I Have a Guest in the Att...

August 8, 2014

I’m very proud to introduce my first guest author to the attic: Lily Malone, author of His Brand of Beautiful (Escape...

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Bottling the Kids

August 6, 2014

There’s been a lot going on this year—mostly good, but not all of it. Normally, I cope. Normally, I feel good about the good things,...

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My Father’s Hands

August 1, 2014

These hands held mine each Sunday night and clipped my nails, while I wriggled and watched the clippings fall like sawdust into the...

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Let Her Go, by Dawn Barker

July 30, 2014

  Dawn Barker has done it again with her second book, ‘Let her Go’. I loved ‘Fractured‘ (click the link...

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Lost and Found, by Brooke Davi...

July 28, 2014

This novel hit the bookstores with a bang and much has already been written about it, so I won’t repeat too much of the story....

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