Category Archives: traditions

Spring Traditions

This post by Gayle M. Irwin During the next few days, several special happenings occur, especially for those of the Christian faith. Today is Maundy Thursday, observance of the last Passover meal Jesus shared with his disciples. Tomorrow is Good … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw           I wondered what I would write about this week. I am in the midst of research for the book on early women doctors in Colorado. Additionally, the re-writes for … Continue reading

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Not so… great expectations

This blog is by Nancy Jardine Four days to go…till Christmas Day! Anticipation is what drives a lot of people round about now if they celebrate by giving gifts to family and friends. The anticipation in our house is high … Continue reading

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Christmas Past with Inzared, Queen of the Elephant Riders

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction The following is from the diary of Bertha Maude Anderson before she became Inzared Queen of the Elephant Riders. The year is 1842, when Bertha was ten years old, seven years before … Continue reading

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Black Friday

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Black Friday. We begin to hear the never-ending commercials for the event in October and November.   Somehow Thanksgiving gets shoved aside as people eagerly anticipate the biggest shopping day of the … Continue reading

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Harmony and The Unexpected

Post written and copyright 2014 by Doris McCraw           The summer vacation season is almost over, and while I love the visitors, and the paycheck, I also miss my research and sharing new information. I also … Continue reading

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A Misunderstood Culture

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As most of you know my Inzared series is about a Gypsy Circus set in the mid-1800’s in America. I thought you might like to know a little about this often-misunderstood culture. … Continue reading

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Squirrel Stew Anyone?

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction They say write what you know. I agree with that in some ways but I always believe it’s necessary to stretch your wings and try things that are new. In my second … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Kate Wyland . Since today is Valentine’s Day, of course that’s what I have to blog about. Like everyone else, I gave cards to all my friends at school (and waited to count how many I received), sent them to … Continue reading

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