Tag Archives: stories


Post (c) Doris McCraw Disasters! You may be thinking I’m out of my mind, especially with all the media covering the events of the last few years. Well, that’s exactly why I am writing about disasters. You see, the local … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Passion

Post copyright Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author According to Merriam-Webster a simple definition of passion is:  a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something.  Can you imagine living with enthusiasm and excitement for everything you do? It … Continue reading

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Spirits, Angels and Halloween

Post by Doris McCraw This may be a short post. Why? Well, it’s been a challenging year. Bad in many ways and wonderful in others. Sounds like regular life, doesn’t it? Most know I had in excess of $40,000 dollars … Continue reading

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Sharing Stories, Space, and Self

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Last month I hosted a mini-retreat for my writers group. This is the third summer we’ve gathered at my mountain property, and people seem to enjoy the experience … and I enjoy hosting it! … Continue reading

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Music to My Ears

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Last weekend my husband and I spent time at the Beartrap Summer Festival, an annual music event at Beartrap Meadow on Casper Mountain. This year marked the 21st installment of what started as a … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I think two-year olds are on to something. Why? Why! Why.  Why is why so important? For someone like me, when I ask the why I am able to focus on the stories. I … Continue reading

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Relationships Make the World Go ‘Round

by Neva Bodin I have heard that “love makes the world go ‘round.” But, I beg to defer. While not sounding as musical or fanciful, I believe relationships make the world go around. “We spend at least twelve years in … Continue reading

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Quest (PR)

Post copyright by Doris McCraw uest! Once I knew I had the letter Q, this was the only thing I wanted to write about. A person would think that knowing would make the writing easier. Nothing could be further from … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

This post by Gayle M. Irwin The blue-gray and black Great Dane stretched his large head and giant body from the back seat of my car, as he looked through the rear window of my Subaru Outback. I had just … Continue reading

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The Tale of Mervyn and LeRoy or, What Price Story?

    posted by Kathy Waller ***   I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering. ~ Robert Frost I have never started a post yet whose end I knew. Or a … Continue reading

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