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The Hopeful Romantic

“… It was in the season that I could not feel the thing, when I came to the place of choosing to love when…

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My Kids Call It Egg Pie!

I clearly remember the first recipe I ever cooked of my own volition. I’m not talking about opening boxes and mixing cans; I’m talking…

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As She Sleeps

Tonight, the light of my Macbook is spilling onto a hay-strewn barn floor. The rhythmic sound of tapping keys is mixing with a hum…

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The Home Stretch

I’m not a fan of the winter. I’ve bemoaned it in articles and whined about it to every listening ear. Unfortunately, my laments never…

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For Love of the Story

I had written my first short story before I was halfway through elementary school. It was a riveting tale about a bi-species gal named…

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The Lazy Farm Girl

I feel the need to disclose a nasty truth about myself. It’s not a skeleton rattling in the closet or a deep and dark…

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Christmas Present Christmas Past

There is a particular feeling that inhabits my heart this time of year. I anticipate it from the very first cool morning in September….