Month: July 2013

One Word Wednesday – PICKLEBALL

Not a word I made up. Not a game played with a pickle. Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. It’s not something new, though it is sweeping the country today…. Read More

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Beyond and Behind the Story

One of the question authors are most frequently asked is where do ideas come from. Today, I’ll be sharing the background behind Love in the Morning Calm and The Pendant’s Promise.  These two books tell the love story of… Read More

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Missing Eggs – Miller Farm Friday

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Rachel came into the house the other day saying, “Mom put some shoes on and come with me.” I’ve learned not to question, but just go. We went into the neighbor’s yard while I… Read More

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One Word Wednesday – Storms

Storms. They  come in all shapes and sizes. They’re not just about the weather. Relationships can bring on storms. Storms can also be about the times of stress and strain in our worlds. Good storms like building an addition to… Read More

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From fires to holes

The fires are dying. Firefighters are moving to other locations or going home to wait for their next assignment. You’d think after all the drama of living in a wildfire that we’d sit back and enjoy the calm…. Read More

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Silly Chicken – Miller Farm Friday

Another blog from Chicken Wrangler Sara Saturday morning I went to let the chickens out and discovered this: A giant quail or a silly chicken in with the chicks.  Upon examination, I determined it was the latter. The… Read More

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One word Wednesday – PAPER

We hear a lot about how paper is being replaced and we’re a paperless society. Here’s a great short video that proves the soothsayers are wrong. Be patient. I promise you’ll have a good laugh.

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Life in a Wildfire Conclusion – I hope!

Last blog I ended with a cliffhanger- Rio Grande County Sheriff Brian Norton gave the all clear for residents of South Fork to return to their homes, but because the fire was ACTIVE, we’d remain under in pre-evacuation… Read More

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Dr. Seuss Chickens – Miller Farm Friday

A blog by Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara Somewhere in our family history there must have been an expert in animal husbandry. That is the only explanation for our fascination with having baby animals. We started with a… Read More

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ONE WORD WEDNESDAY – Finished!

All I can add to Hemmingway’s quote is AHEM! I finished the prequel to my debut novel, The Pendant’s Promise last spring. The sense of relief – wonderful. The shout of hallelujah probably heard round the world. Then my… Read More

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