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Age Doesn’t Matter Just Ask Abraham’s Wife Sarah from Catherine Castle I got a text from my daughter the other day. It read, “You’re kind of like Laura Ingalls Wilder. She didn’t get published until 65.” I took a bit of umbrage to that statement, and pulled a bit of pride from it as well. […]

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Never Give Up

Written by Sharon Ledwith The journey to publication wasn’t easy for me. In fact, it took me a great deal of time and effort to get to where I am now. So, let’s go back in time to 1995 when I got bitten by the writing bug during a Planning Your Novel workshop I attended […]

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Soup topped with Pepitas

from Chris Pavesic My sister-in-law Breen loves to cook and occasionally works her magic in my kitchen. Just the other day she prepared one of our family favorites. We thoroughly enjoy a bowl or two during winter as lunch or dinner. For me the pepitas make this dish a hit. I love scooping them out […]

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Comfort Food

PIZZA EXTRAORDINAIRE from Sharon Ledwith Ready for some comfort food? I bet you are! So, let’s go with a fan favorite – PIZZA! Not just any pizza, but one so extraordinaire you’ll toss all those take-out menus and never order in again. The sauce is superb and flavorful, and is worth adding the numerous ingredients. […]

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A Delicious Treat

Make Breakfast Special from Nancy Kay These muffins are a frequent treat in Deadly Reflection, Book 1 in my Deadly Triad series. They add a comforting hometown touch amidst the danger within the story. Raspberry Muffins Photo courtesy of Anne-Sophie Benoit Unsplash 1½ cups unbleached flour ½ cup sugar 1 cup quick oats 1 tbsp. […]

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Thoughts On Being A Gemini

TWO for ONE by Emma Lane The Digital Artist Pixabay.com I confess I am a Gemini. That means I do not apologize for having two personalities, two serious interests and two distinct pen names. As Emma Lane (Historicals) or Janis Lane (Cozy Mysteries) I spin tales at my computer happily imagining characters and plots. I […]

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An Author’s Thoughts About Retirement

One Step Nearer the Epilogue from Carol Browne The metaphor that likens life to a book is a common one. Viewing our progress through existence as a series of chapters appeals to our need to put things in boxes and compartments. Each chapter can be titled after a significant event or rite of passage: infancy; […]

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Ledger Art

Catherine Castle says: I’ve discovered a new art form which I have claimed for my own artistic purposes — Ledger Art. Ledger Art is an adaptation of Plains Indian hide painting that developed as buffalo hides became sparse. Before the Plains tribes were forced onto reservations, they had a tradition of painting their personal stories […]

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Author Chris Pavesic

Chris is sharing –  An easy and quick lunch or supper that is perfect for summer or anytime you’re in a hurry. This recipe calls for rotisserie chicken, which you can cook on your own but can also be purchased from most grocery stores. Chicken Caesar Salad Sandwiches 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken from 1 […]

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A Date Night Dinner

Sloane Taylor says – This quick recipe is ideal for those days you are too busy to fuss. Add a salad and a loaf of crusty bread to round out dinner. After you assemble all the ingredients on your counter pop open a bottle of Soave white wine from the Veneto region in Italy to […]