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Part III of my novella, In the Land of Zim is now live at pikerpress.com Here is one work of art by Rosemary Feit Covey that accompanies it.
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For three women, a journey to an exotic world will be a mission of mercy. For another the journey is a doorway to her past.  My new novella, In the Land of Zim, can be found at pikerpress.com.  It's set in a place that suggests Zimbabwe during a recent outbreak of cholera.  Three of...
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I read a book one time about ways of discovering your life’s meaning. It was informative, and filled with lots of ideas and methods of taking your existence into positive territory. And one of the areas I enjoyed most was an exercise in listing at least ten of your biggest moments so far—those...
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You Can Be a Blessing! By Bernadette A. Moyer Tis the season of giving, who and what can we be a blessing to at this most wonderful time of the year? There is always someone that can benefit and be lifted up by our actions and our gifts. Our giving spirit is what we do for ourselves. The benefits...
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Once Treasured By Bernadette A. Moyer How long is long enough? How long should we hang onto things? Things like funeral cards from someone who is long deceased? Or a wedding album that is thirty five years old and one of the partners has been dead for thirty years? Or holding onto our kid’s...
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Leaving Yesterday By Bernadette A. Moyer There is nothing like a move to make you question what moves with you and what stays behind. All of a sudden you critique everything. The question becomes “does this fit and belong in the next life?”   When you have lived in the same home for over...
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I thought that room was locked, the mess hidden behind those doors~ but you flung them open wide, spilling its contents~ opening that can of worms. I run about to and fro~ frantically gathering up the memories, shoving them back into the past where they belong. © annettealaine-2013
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          For some time now I’ve been concerned about the direction our culture was taking, but I’ve been reluctant to write about it, because there’s nothing more annoying than some old guy waxing pathetic about the good old days.     ...
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I've just finished writing a scene for my medieval historical novel - a scene I'd been dreading. It has to do with a famed debate between two philosopher/thinkers, and nothing much had been written about the debate in history's annals. image via pen.org   This has come up before -...
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Inis Meain. I love to run those two words around in my head. They speak of another world. An island. The Aran Islands.  The past. Stone walls. Women in shawls. Pints of Guinness. Men with rugged faces. Rusting cars. Crooked houses. Impossibly small fields. Clusters of houses. Fields like perfect...