Tag: Florida

  • The Stories that Bind Us

    The Stories that Bind Us

      We are holed up here at the house on the lake awaiting Irma.  The patio furniture has been tied down. The boat tied up. The cars have been moved to an open clearing. Water has been put into zip-lock bags and bathtubs. And here[..]
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  • Book Giveaway #3: Annie Laura’s Triumph

    Book Giveaway #3: Annie Laura’s Triumph

      One of the great joys of being a writer is getting to read the work of other writers before it goes to print. I did that recently with a novel by Milinda Jay of Panama City, Florida. I have known Milinda for several years[..]
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  • Why Won’t Trump Shut Up?

    Why Won’t Trump Shut Up?

    Let's talk for a moment, shall we? If your newsfeed on Facebook or Twitter is anything like mine, all those precious kitten memes have been replaced by memes of Donald Trump. As a writer and a curious person, someone who tries to understand motivations of[..]
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  • The Letter

    The Letter

      A woman called me once, a woman I had met only one time at a reading I did in Oregon. I don't even remember her name now but she had a dream she wanted to share with me. She said Karly Sheehan appeared to[..]
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  • In the Lord’s Army

    In the Lord’s Army

    Pastor Terry Jones has General David Petraeus worried. Jones, and his congregants at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida intend to hold an old-fashioned book burning. The bonfire is intended to commemorate those who lost their lives in the attack on 9-11, and,[..]
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