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Heaven IS Shining Through

“Congratulations! … Now that you have approved all three files (front cover, back cover, and interior text), your files will be finalized for the printer.” Those were the words in my inbox this morning … which means — my novella, Heaven … Continue reading

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Getting Close

My book, Heaven Shining Through, is inching closer and closer to reality. I just received the galley proof and I’m awaiting the cover design. While I’m getting excited about adding “author” to my resume, I share this because you, readers, … Continue reading

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December to Remember

I may have mentioned I was taking a December road trip. While I had a couple of stops on my original itinerary, centered on a Packers-Browns game in Cleveland, it quickly escalated and when Thanksgiving with the family fell through, … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Story

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word, post it,  share it with others at her place on Facebook at and read the … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Work

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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My Life with Angelina

As I carried the near-lifeless body of my Havenese Tess from the car to the vet’s office, I vowed never to get another dog. I can still see her eyes — the only thing working and alive — as we … Continue reading

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