Tag Archives: Abbie Johnson Taylor

A Thanksgiving Song

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Here’s a little ditty I wrote and posted in 2015 that I’m re-blogging. Years ago when my grandmother was alive, I enjoyed walking to her house, even as an adult. … Continue reading

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Giving Care with Love

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Last week, I heard, on NPR, one of many reports about the sentencing hearing for the U.S. Army sergeant who went AWOL in the Middle East and was captured by … Continue reading

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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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How I Coped with Summer

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.     Now that fall has come, I reflect back to “those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer,” and as the song says, I wish we could just stay in that … Continue reading

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Breaks Are Important

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Thanks to Linda Hasselstrom for inspiring this. Linda runs a writers’ retreat facility in South Dakota. In a recent post, she shares how one of her clients showed her the … Continue reading

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Once in Love with Amy

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   As most of you know, I have a visual impairment. On my PC and tablet, I use software that reads everything to me and repeats what I type. With such software, there … Continue reading

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Once in Love with Amy

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   As most of you know, I have a visual impairment. On my PC and tablet, I use software that reads everything to me and repeats what I type. With such software, there … Continue reading

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A Summer Mountain Poem

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.     Now that the hot, dog days of summer are here, you may be planning a trip to the mountains. If you live in California’s Sierra Nevada region, according to an NPR … Continue reading

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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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A New Me

Recently while my homemaker from the local senior center was cleaning, she found plaster falling from the ceiling near my kitchen door. Apparently, it had gotten wet. This could only mean one thing. My roof was leaking again. Why didn’t … Continue reading

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