Category Archives: Writings by Wordsmiths and Others

Posts about writing, the publishing process, blogging, books, reading and potentially shared posts.

On Spring Days and Strong Knights


Spring always finds a way to steal its way into my heart.  I await it like a lover pacing the floor before their beloved arrives. Though there is nice landscaping out front of our new house including some crape myrtles … Continue reading

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Spoons


“When you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.”  Author unknown Those of you who follow me know that my grandparents came from Poland. For anyone who has just happened … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Tribute


On November 13th, we had a celebration for my husband’s retirement after 45 years in the ministry. It was filled with lots of laughter (A This is Your Life, Doug Eddy! program scripted with a lot of humor – to the … Continue reading

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A Different Christmas – A Lesson from the Grinch


“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice-cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his … Continue reading

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Pack Up….and Smile


Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag And smile, smile, smile. Don’t let your joy and laughter hit a snag Smile boys, that’s the style What’s the use of worrying It never was worth while So, pack up … Continue reading

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The Day After America’s Brexit


“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” ― Winston S. Churchill “United we stand, divided we fall.” Aesop “With malice toward none, with charity for all…let us bind up the nation’s wounds, and cherish a … Continue reading

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If at first…. Waiting for Just Right


‘Tis a lesson you should heed: Try, try, try again. If at first you don’t succeed, Try, try, try again.”   –   W.E. Hickson (1803 – 1870) English educational writer Well, of course, we only remember the last two … Continue reading

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