Category Archives: family

Barfing on the High Seas

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   One morning years ago at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Los Angeles, while most of my extended family was gathered for my uncle’s wedding, we were sitting around the pool, discussing what we … Continue reading

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Team Work

By S. J. Brown  Like many writers I am a bit of a loner.  I can easily spend large blocks of time alone and be quite content.  I also find that being part of a team can be very rewarding. … Continue reading

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Ancestry Surprises

This post by Gayle M. Irwin I recently received the results from my AncestryDNA kit, which I mailed into the company just after Christmas last year. It took quite a bit of time to get those results because of the … Continue reading

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Getting Educated on Marketing

By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing.  One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both.  So when an on line course I had been eyeing was … Continue reading

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Discoveries

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Last month I wrote about exploring my family tree and ordering a DNA kit from Ancestry. I received the kit and sent it off; I still await the results. Meantime, I continue my genealogy … Continue reading

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Hangover Revisited

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   I just returned last night from a week in Florida with my brother and his family, where I had a wonderful time. Since I’m still unpacking and have a million other things … Continue reading

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Winning the Lottery

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Someone won Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing – one ticket holder scooped up more than 400 million dollars. News flash – it wasn’t me! However, I did purchase three tickets and last week I purchased … Continue reading

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The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Have you ever been to a circus, watched an aerialist, and wondered how they did it or thought, oh boy, I’m glad I’m not doing that. Well, believe it or not, my late husband Bill, after suffering two strokes that … Continue reading

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Bill’s Birthday

This Post by Abbie Johnson Taylor Bill would have been seventy-four years old today. I wrote the following poem four years ago on his birthday while he was in the nursing home almost two weeks before he passed. It appears … Continue reading

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Recipe for Fun

This post by Jennifer Flaten I have a condition (completely made up) that prevents me from reading a  recipe from start to finish. I don’t know why, but I’ll start reading the ingredient list, and if it is more than … Continue reading

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