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2022: James L. Osburn – Happy Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day and since I wrote about my husband’s days as a father last year, this year I’ll talk about my dad.             My father was born on a farm deep in the Arkansas Ozarks during the Great Depression. … Continue reading

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2022: Easter!

Happy Easter! Easter is time of renewal for spring and a holiday for Christians. Other religions also celebrate near the same time. My Easter Lilies are up about three inches and will not bloom until summer. They don’t have a … Continue reading

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2021: Expect the Unexpected – Christmas Around the Tree

Merry Christmas!  I hope yours was great—mine was.  It was smaller than usual, but the food and company were wonderful.  We had Christmas dinner at my son’s again.  He’s a great cook, with a big enough house to hold the … Continue reading

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2021: Expect the Unexpected – Black River Memories

It’s Thanksgiving this week, a time to think of family. My aunt passed away in the last year and due to Covid her children were unable to bury immediately. It took a year, but they finally were able to have … Continue reading

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2020: Fewer Possessions, More Experiences – The Scent of Christmas

I walked in the door at Lowes near the garden area and it caught me by surprise – cinnamon. Not the common fertilizer and weed killer smells. It smelled like Christmas. It took a while to find where they hid … Continue reading

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2020: Fewer Possessions, More Experiences – Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving week!  There will be turkey, stuffing, pies and lots of overeating.  I will join in  those festivities, but Thanksgiving will be different this year.  Fewer people are traveling and  that is a good thing physically, maybe not emotionally.  … Continue reading

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2019 Life-long Learning: The Holiday Season

    Sitting down at the computer to come up with a Sunday blog I realize ONE MONTH FROM TODAY IS CHRISTMAS EVE! I can’t believe it. I’ve been immersed in the family gathering around my table on Thanksgiving and … Continue reading

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2019 Life Long Learning: It’s a Party!

    Book releases can be life-long a learning process. Hopefully I did it with some finesse. Last night 25 of my dearest friends joined me for a release party for my new novel, Blooming Justice.  You know they are … Continue reading

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2019 Life-Long Learning: Blooming Justice

    I’ve been serious about writing for over 10 years and I find writing to be a life-long learning proposition.  In 2013 I published my first book and now I am about to release, with a little help from … Continue reading

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2018 Clearing My Life: Christmas as it Should Be

   It’s Christmas and there are a million things to do.  I think back about how I used to make Christmas happen with kids at home, a job during the day, limited funds, Christmas cookies baking, and still I managed … Continue reading

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