When I joined the League of Loveliness, their official membership contract made me swear on a stack of Emily Post books that I would never ever have colored lights on my Christmas tree or paper plates on my table. “Look to the stars in heaven ...

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The ticket to enter the party was a new toy. Another event encouraged us to, “Bring canned goods.” It sparked a quiet conversation.  Toys, food, clothing and money are all desperately needed. Our tender hearts want to give, especially during the Christmas season, but this ...

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When we beep our horn, it means, “hey, how ya doing?” But outright heavy-handed honking,  means, “I wasn’t raised right and have no patience with any of you people from this small hick town.” At least, that’s how I interpret it. We often hear the gentle ...

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Throw me in the briar patch. I’m miserable with all of these book signings!Double fat Ha-ha to that. It’s what every writer dreams of, and although the signings may not be in New York (who wants to go there anyway?), it’s so much fun, I ...

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My purpose in attending the Beauty of God Conference last week was twofold. A reoccurring theme in my columns has been how God creates us in His image, therefore making us creative souls. My writing is better when I focus on God's gifts, and friends ...

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My darling mother had a birthday last week and I'm always looking for ways to spend more time with her. This is a great activity for seniors, but please don't tell my mom she's a senior. She can say it, but I can't. We decided to ...

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