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Laughter For One

Never Trust a Guinea Hen! I grew up on a small farm in rural Pennsylvania. Our farm had a menagerie of animals from a few heifers to rabbits, pigs, chickens and ducks. One day, our father brought home four guinea hens.  They had thin necks, featherless heads, gray feathers with white polka dots and a strange call. In all honesty, they reminded […]

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A Day to Remember

Skyler was born on July 1, 2016.  He died on July 29, 2016.  This precious little blue-eyed baby boy touched our lives and filled our hearts with an abundance of pure love.  We miss him very much and remember his precious smile with a deep gratitude to God for the short time we had with him. In  November of 2016, […]

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I Wonder

Skyler James was born on July 1, 2016. He died on July 29, 2016. It was a hot day, a humid day, a day we will never forget.  Skyler would now be six months old and the hurt our hearts feel is still as strong as the day he made his way to Heaven.  As each month passes, I wonder […]

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As I See It

I have been wanting to write this story for some time now but wasn’t quite sure how I should go about it. I thought of different angles and approaches but always seemed to struggle with; what will those reading this short story think. I even looked up to Heaven and prayed for guidance. This story has to be right. It has […]

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Happy New Year Skyler

Skyler was born on July 1, 2016. He was a beautiful baby boy with blue eyes and brown hair.  Skyler had a smile that could melt ice cream in a flash.  On July 29, 2016, I received a call that my sweet, charming little great-grandson had made his journey to Heaven.  We were all devastated beyond words. This is the […]

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The Christmas Orange

It was 1927 two years before the Great Depression started in the United States.  Although times were tough, no one could ever imagine the depth of what was to come. But, for Mary and Amzi Transue, June 8, 1927, was a good day. A day filled with hours of anticipation, pacing by Amzi, and Mary doing what all expectant mothers […]

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