- Northern California, USA
- December 28
- I am known for telling stories, but don't hold that against me.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Christmas Read Aloud Classics
December 15, 2013 11:09PM
- A Christmas Story
December 09, 2013 04:24PM
December 06, 2013 03:41AM
- The True Gold of Whiskeytown
September 22, 2013 09:25PM
- Are We the Lord of the Flies
September 14, 2013 12:27AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “You'll never look back!
My husband had this surgery
December 29, 2013 11:40PM
- “Gerald~ a genuinely
Merry Merry to you and
jmac~ THAT was
December 16, 2013 02:16PM
- “Thank you, Zanelle!!
December 16, 2013 02:40AM
- “I wanted so badly to
disagree with you. You've
December 14, 2013 05:35PM
- “This is AMAZING!!! I
have never heard it put better
such humor and
December 14, 2013 05:33PM
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If you’ve never read a Christmas Classic out loud to your family, you're missing something that is truly amazing.
Sharon received the nativity set as part of her inheritance when her Nana died, leaving her a set of china and the old Christmas set that she and Sharon used to admire together. Nana understood what it meant to the girl, as she turned each piece over in her… Read full post »
I have fallen in love with American names,
The sharp names that never get fat,
The snakeskin-titles of mining-claims,
The plumed war-bonnet of Medicine Hat,
Tucson and Deadwood and Lost Mule Flat.
~ Stephe… Read full post »
So here I am... checking out the group of incredible writers that I love and feel so close with...
But as I check in (notice how I began this sentence with a conjunction?) I notice that the cover page hasn't been updated for a couple of weeks. Hmmm.
Then I… Read full post »
“We will shout for joy over your victories and lift up our banners in the name of our God.
May the Lord fulfill all your petitions.”
Last Saturday my daughter, Alicia, got married to
Write a story about the destiny of two pieces of fruit that started out in the same fruit bowl.
The morning I left Arthur I looked into the charred fruit bowl, its wood had been long ago scorched by an artisan who took his… Read full post »
It had been a long time since we had air conditioning – years. We said hello to waves of cool air a week after we moved into our new home. The unit was installed on the roof and… Read full post »
Remember the days of big skies
And red dust walks
Where we lingered in the wild unknown
Of God and men
Those days when… Read full post »
Hey.... here's what happened: we came home and were inundated with a lot of things to do - like get our house liveable.
Now we are almost there and I go on OS to read. Would love to see OS Weekend Fiction come back I am hungry… Read full post »
Here I am, back on OS as an American.
I had to change my profile and felt a sadness about not saying I live in South Africa, even though I am glad to be home.
But I am home...I even have a smart phone... and a car.… Read full post »
Dumi and Mario
It was after a day (a week - a month) filled with non-stop activity of saying goodbye before we leave South Africa.… Read full post »