monday morning musings

Remembering Grandma

Looking ahead to Thanksgiving this coming Thursday, I’ve been in a reflective mood and was delighted when a friend sent me this poem about November. Isn’t that lovely? It conjures all kinds of sweet memories, especially ones of Thanksgivings that were spent in West Virginia at my father’s childhood home. Those were boisterous, glorious celebrations …

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Winter Wonderland

Even though Winter doesn’t officially start until December 21, it’s already making itself known in many parts of the country. A friend in Montana has been posting pictures and weather updates on Twitter every morning, and it is bitter cold there. Temps in the single digits. And snow. Lots of snow falling almost every day …

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Book Tour – A Time to Fly by Diann Floyd Boehm

A TIME TO FLY! byDiann Floyd BoehmIllustrated by Nancy Hoover Children’s Picture BookPublisher: Texas Sisters PressAugust 2, 2022 *** 28 pages SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! This baby bluebird will capture your heart as he shares with his momma why he doesn’t want to leave the nest and join his siblings. The momma listens to her …

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Some Monday Fun

“Sometimes a Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… Some… who so worry about the next world, they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird A friend …

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Book Review: Riveting Suspense – How I’ll Kill You

This is a book that I just finished reading, thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC. Other than the books I read for Lone Star Literary Life, I don’t often finish a book and feel this compelled to write a review. But here goes. I hope you enjoy reading the review, and if …

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Countries in Mourning

Twenty-one years ago today, terrorism hit the United States in the biggest attack ever. That was long enough ago that some people have let memories fade, others have no memory of the attacks at all. But like other horrific incidents in history, 9/11 should not be forgotten. From the website, is this brief overview: …

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