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Virtually Awesome Gifting

The family who games together stays together.  In fact, that reminds me, I forgot about sharing some recent work I commissioned from a few artists I follow.  It’s even on topic because I paid for it with virtual currency.  So, … Continue reading

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Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones, and Words You Can’t Take Back

The screaming matches between my sister and I were infamous with cousins that ever paid witness.  When she was old enough, she was in charge and babysat my brother and I often while our mother worked. She wasn’t my mother, … Continue reading

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G is for Grandmother (Maternal)

I never met my maternal grandmother.  In fact, even my mother barely met her before she died.  My grandfather (also never met) remarried and the grandmother I knew ended up with so many daughters its like naming the seven dwarves … Continue reading

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The Walled Garden

Thanks to my son’s nanowrimo workbook (I’m helping him through it), I’m thinking about setting more.  A few of my earlier stories contain settings filled with character, done on purpose.  Until recently, I simply didn’t think about trying the opposite:  … Continue reading

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The Lost Binder

I mentioned this treasured item (by both my sister and I) in at least one post prior.  I find myself thinking of it again and felt it deserved its own entry.  My mother wrote short stories in my early childhood.  … Continue reading

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The Letterbox Project

Thanks to A Homeschool Mom Blog, I just took on a new fiction project and it involves my super-excited son.  We consider it part of our homeschooling project (Caput Draconis Homeschool).  I think this will prove, not only great fun, … Continue reading

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Spider Webs

Something new for you this “Memory Monday.”  I’m trying to gather stories from my family.  I already have a few, with permission to use them.  This particular story comes by way of my maternal aunt, Miriam Wilson (maiden name: Dill).  … Continue reading

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Love at First Write

Happy 2012 to all of us! I’m back and hopefully with renewed drive after my break. It’s memory Monday at Muse Sings and only the 2nd of January for many of us, myself included. I decided to combine my New … Continue reading

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Halloween Memory Collage

Happy Halloween everyone! All month my brain worked on which Halloween memory to go with for Memory Monday here. I never decided. Instead, I bring you all a picture collage of Halloween. Yes, I literally put in every picture (well … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Cockleburr

Memory Monday! Today, I reach into a file of memories labeled, “Grandma Linderman’s.”  The movie theatre in my head has played them each day since my cousin, Nicki, called last week.  Most of my memories there involve her, you see. … Continue reading

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