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Thank You Nancy Drew For Inspiring My Love For Writing!

  I love words!  My desire to be an author began as a child…all because of my enjoyment of the Nancy Drew Mystery Series.  I had written my own mystery called The Secret of the Old Oak Tree, but it was … Continue reading

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A Touching Moment That Made My Heart Smile

  Have you ever experienced a moment when you are so touched by a discovery that it  causes you to set your “to do” list aside in order to absorb in the emotions? This happened to me recently and I … Continue reading

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Silent Night….Un-Silent Night…

                             Silent Night…Un-Silent Night…..  The most anticipated event of the year for my mother and many others in her town of Elkin, NC is the annual Christmas … Continue reading

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“A Friend is The Hope of The Heart”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A friend is the hope of the heart,” Ralph Waldo Emerson so eloquently said. And the hope in the hearts of the fourth grade students of their teacher, Colleen Buchauer, was that she would know that they would love her … Continue reading

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NEVER EVER Call My Mother During “HER” DUKE Games!!!

I have come to the inherent conclusion that the term “MARCH MADNESS” goes far beyond that month in particular. We are all aware that it actually drenches ALL the months where sports are being played. The natural obsessive compulsive support … Continue reading

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The Mind-Boggling Small World Theory Proven On a Trip To The Beach!!

The small world theory has been proven to me…yet again! This particular series of consecutive events happened on a trip to Atlantic Beach with my family. I love going on a morning walk on the beach to the soothing sounds … Continue reading

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A Simple Sentence, A Two Thumbs Up And A Smile= A Love Power Punch!! :)

Has anyone ever said something to you… a simple statement or a question that has a power packed message? The natural side effect is that it can put your mind in a reexamination mode. It can also leave your heart … Continue reading

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Focus On Life’s Milliseconds of Joy!

Has anyone ever said something to you which creates such a sense of awakening that you are compelled to share the profound words of impact with everyone? This is what happened to me…an incredible light bulb moment caused by a … Continue reading

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What Do We Have “For Eat?” Shakespeare Would Approve of That Sentence Structure…Right?

English is spoken by approximately 309 million people. Mandarin Chinese is the number one spoken language with 873 million who speak it. We, as humans, do seem to have a way of confounding our language with our trendy jargon and … Continue reading

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“All Our Words Are But Crumbs That Fall Down From The Feast of The Mind”-Kahlil Gibran

Sometimes all it takes are a few “word crumbs” to make us observant and take notice…and help us to smile. I have been doing book signings for the past 17 years in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings.  As … Continue reading

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