Monthly Archives: April 2014

Hearts in Barbed Wire—Chapter 5

Chapter Five “We’re nearly home.” A dull ache blazed a t-shape across Madeline’s back. Dawn bled across the horizon and oozed tendrils of gray into the inky darkness. Chimneys puffed smoke as cook fires were rebuilt. To the south, the … Continue reading

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Friday Funny

These were passed along by my friend Hugh. The first one: You know you’re a redneck if: The second one: They attack in packs:

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Upcoming Workshop on Villains

Hi all, I’ve been asked by Melanie at the Dog-Earred Pages Used Bookstore to give a workshop on Villains, titled Facing Off: Creating an adversary worthy of your hero. Apparently, she really loved Trent:D. Date: April 18th Time: 05:30 PM … Continue reading

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Hearts in Barbed Wire—Chapter Four

Chapter Four The Germans were coming! Madeline rose on brittle legs. Any moment now, she’d collapse into a heap. But she had to face the enemy. The roll of bandages dropped from her numb fingers, bounced once on her coat … Continue reading

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Friday Funny—Church Ladies with Typewriters

CHURCH LADIES WITH TYPEWRITERS They’re Back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for the church ladies with typewriters. These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced at church services:   The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals.  ————————–     Scouts are … Continue reading

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There’s Lyrics and Then There’s Lyrics

When I listen to a song it’s the beat that gets my toes tapping but it’s the lyrics that decide the length of my relationship with a song. Some songs I’ll listen to forever because the meaning resonates within me. … Continue reading

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