Memoirs, NEW BOOKS

Hope and Encouragement for Troubled Times

Times like these need encouraging words. Something…anything to hang onto when you feel like you’re going down for the last count. A nugget of truth to lift you up. Hope for another tomorrow on your journey of life. Thoughts for Evening Time has over 130 true stories of hope and faith. Truths that only come […]

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Memoirs, Stories to Read

Are you a Coddiwompler?

I half-expected to see Big Foot or at least some giant bug appear behind one of the ancient, giant trees. Everything was so huge. I felt so small. Coddiwompler. “One who travels in a purposeful manner toward a vague destination.”   Love that word. It made me think of my recent trip to California and […]

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Memoirs

Silk Stockings and WWII

Did you know the government banned silk stockings during WWII? That explains why my grandparents buried dozens of them in their back yard. When I was age 10, we moved down to my grandparents’ old place where my father grew up. He told me there was ‘treasure’ buried in the backyard, but the town rumor, […]

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Memoirs

The Daddy Date

Sometimes I walked the distance home from school: a couple blocks through the neighborhood, through town, taking daring shortcuts through back alleys, behind stores, then past the local park at the edge of town.  The final trek found me balancing the rails along the lonesome railroad tracks that ran alongside Route 212 where bums were […]

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