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Looking for good ideas
One summer day my three older kids, ages 6 and under, decided on a plan to make some money.
Looking for a happy ending
Last weekend I was reading a book by a self-published author. Though it contained a number of technical errors, the story line was entertaining with lots of action, humor and suspense.
By the time my husband lost half a lung to a tumor, a severe allergic reaction sent our second child to the hospital for five days, I gave birth to two babies, three kids had tubes surgically implanted in their ears, our 10-month old was hospitalized with meningitis, and a colonoscopy and rectal biopsy on our newborn revealed ulcerative colitis – all within a 3-year period – we were in debt to almost every health care provider in town.
To honor my Dad
While I was a young woman, my professor father produced a syndicated newspaper column that enjoyed a successful run for several years.
The value of traditional arts
A young mother came to see us this week.
Those pesky red monkeys
There’s an old Middle Eastern folk story about an ancient alchemist who discovered how to make gold.
During our years in Kwangju, South Korea, my best friend served several terms as parent association president at her kids’ elementary school.
Of jails, crowbars, and affectionate friends
I spent much of last Friday morning in jail.
Treasuring our history and heritage
I’m holding a quilt that was made in the 1850s.
An old-fashioned romance
My grandmother was already engaged to another person when she attended a wake and caught sight of my grandfather kneeling at his wife’s coffin, asking God to help him raise his motherless children.
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