Category Archives: Children

Sins of the Parents

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor   Late last Thursday afternoon, I was in my office, working on my new novel, when I heard a vehicle with a diesel engine pull into my driveway. I live next door to … Continue reading

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Dumbest Thing I’ve Done by Cher’ley

  This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Over on the SDL Facebook wall, Dan Pearce asked: what was the most hilariously stupid thing you’ve ever done? He got 24 favorite answers. Here are 3: I stopped at Hollister and inspected one of the sweaters on … Continue reading

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Culture’em early!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Our local schools have recently had their 2 week spring holiday. When I was teaching, those two weeks were avidly awaited – they were an opportunity to recharge my batteries and snatch a short … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

This post by Jennifer Flaten   Happy (early) Easter. I love Easter, it is such low key holiday. While I decorate, it is nothing like Christmas. I have an Easter lily (safely out of reach for my animals) and an … Continue reading

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Over the Bridge and Along the Creek by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Author Abbie Johnson Taylor Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is around the corner so I thought I’d share a little ditty I wrote recently. Years ago when my grandmother was alive, I enjoyed walking to her house, even as an … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Radio by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Author Abbie Johnson Taylor Grandparent’s Day was a few weeks ago, and I completely forgot about it until now. Several months ago when it was my turn to facilitate our third Thursday poets’ meeting, I played my guitar and sang … Continue reading

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Lunch Time

This post by Jennifer Flaten Summer is here, which means the kids are home for lunch, most days. During the school year I send them off to school with a bag lunch and it is much the same every day, … Continue reading

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Summertime

This post by Jennifer Flaten   Wheeee! It’s summer vacation. Is it unseemly that I am just as happy as my kids that it’s summer vacation? I love summer vacation. I enjoy spending time with my kids…although now that they … Continue reading

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Flood the World with Kindness

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Be Kind to Animals Week began this week. I originally thought it ran through Sunday, May 10, which happens to be Mother’s Day; however, within a week, I found a new website that says … Continue reading

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O is for Ornery by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg If I Were a Millionaire “Take a pencil and paper,” the teacher said, “and write an essay with the title ‘If I Were a Millionaire’ “ Everyone but Little Johnny, who leaned back with arms … Continue reading

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