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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

This time of year takes me down many memory lane paths. I don’t remember many Thanksgiving dinners from my childhood but I’m sure they involved cornbread dressing, pumpkin, and pecan pie. It was usually just our family of four unless we traveled to Oklahoma to visit the grandparents. As an adult the tradition has become…

Dianne’s Destiny

Dianne’s Destiny

Tagline Can she regain his trust, or is she destined to lose her one true love?   Blurb Dianne Jacobson returns to the small home town she left fifteen years earlier without telling anyone—not even her lover or best friend. She built a successful career and became a social must-have on the party lists because…

Family Legacy

Family Legacy

Sam unlocked the door and held the screen to prevent the tell-tale squeakfrom waking his wife. He dropped into the paint-chipped porch glider to pull on hisboots before going for a walk. Any other day the chill in the air, the sounds ofbirds, and the sweet scent of honeysuckle and roses would have energized him.The…

Christmas

Christmas

When I was 11 years old my mother dressed my brother and me up to go to town for the annualparade complete with the appearance of Santa, shopping, and cheeseburgers with fountain cokesat City Café. I wore a red and green plaid taffeta dress with a red bow on the left hip. Plus,several itchy petticoats….

50-Year Class Reunion

50-Year Class Reunion

In the blink of an eye or a single heartbeat fifty years can fall away and bring memories back to life. We, the Lovington class of 1969, met in our hometown for a reunion. The first event was a meet and greet hosted by Becky Salsman Roell. Some faces were immediately recognized, but many had to be identified…