Category Archives: New Year

Countdown to a prophecy

My first step to starting the year right was to send my book to my editor. After a nail-biting week I received the file back and to my relief she liked it. There weren’t major changes and the story was … Continue reading

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Mission accomplished – Sort of

The key to having a successful year in 2018 meant I had to start the year off right. I hung out with my husband and our cat. It was low key. Partiers we are not. We watched TV, had a … Continue reading

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The Force of Nostalgia

by Sarah M. Chen New Year’s is always the time when we look back on the previous year and reflect, but I’m going to do things a little differently here. I’m going all the way back to my childhood. Why? … Continue reading

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New Year Brings New Goals and an Uncertain But Hopeful Future

This post by Gayle M. Irwin   Looking back on my goals for 2014 recently I realized I didn’t attain as much as I’d hoped. Yet, despite what I thought and planned to attain, new opportunities and possibilities did emerge, … Continue reading

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  By Stephanie Stamm   In preparation for the new year and in the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, I’ve been thinking a lot about balance. Webster’s defines “balance” as the state of having your weight spread equally so that … Continue reading

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2015 Writing Resolution Resource by Erin Farwell

2014 has been a year of ups and downs but that’s the way it goes sometimes. Still, there is much to be grateful for. My family and I are healthy, the house is almost back together and it’s better than … Continue reading

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Richard Sherman vs. William Faulkner – What Matters More the Product or the Personality? by Travis

This blog by Travis Richardson So one of the most lopsided Superbowls in NFL history is over, and, while this post might seem stale since any cultural event is only fresh enough to comment on for the first couple of … Continue reading

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The Times They Are A’Changin’!

This Post by Gayle M. Irwin We’re six days into the New Year: 2014 already – WOW! Last year marked 15 years since I moved from Montana, leaving a landscape that truly doesn’t leave my heart and putting behind me … Continue reading

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A bit of a challenge

This post is by Nancy Jardine “A guid new year to ane an’ a’ An’ mony may ye see, An’ during a’ the years to come, O happy may ye be. An’ may ye ne’er hae cause to mourn, To … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve—New Start by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg Got some family here and we’re getting ready to pray the New Year in. We’ll have a devotional, pray, light candles and express how thankful we are for the previous year and write time capsules containing … Continue reading

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