Tag: GEORGIA

  • Worth the Intending

    Worth the Intending

    His name is Caleb Doyle. He lives in Jacksonville, Oregon, a charming historic town that you would never just happen upon, you have to be intending to go there. But if you are wondering, it's worth the intending. You'll have to go soon, though, if[..]
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  • About that Redneck Militia

    About that Redneck Militia

    Here's what the rest of the nation doesn't understand about Oregon and the way Oregonians handle things - they are a very tolerant lot.  Not a self-righteous bone in the whole lot of them. Seriously. Nothing ruffles their feathers, unless it's an Endangered Spotted Owl,[..]
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  • Fiddleheads: Giveaway

    Fiddleheads: Giveaway

    This is no joke. It's time to register for the giveaway from Fiddleheads. All you have to do is leave your name. I'll select a winner in the next week and Fiddleheads will ship you something fabulous. Maybe one of their bunnies. Or some of[..]
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  • Fiddleheads: Giveaway

    Fiddleheads: Giveaway

      You may or may not have heard that I have a new book coming out later this year from Mercer University Press: BURDY. It is the sequel to MOTHER OF RAIN. You definitely will want to read MOTHER OF RAIN before reading BURDY. There will[..]
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  • Proud to be Trailer-Bred

    Proud to be Trailer-Bred

        Several years ago, while I was speaking at Village Books in Bellingham, Washington, a lovely woman approached me.  She didn't give me her name at first but she said we knew each other. Don't you remember me? she asked. I studied her face[..]
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  • Participating in the Remarkable

    Participating in the Remarkable

      Before leaving Georgia the other day, I made a stop in Pine Mountain to visit Miss Lillian. She did not know I was coming, so she let out a small squeal of delight when I walked into the kitchen. “This is my friend who[..]
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  • If Hell had levels …

    If Hell had levels …

      It's hot as blazes around here. That's what I told my buddy Charlie when he called from Boston. Just imagine shoveling all the snow in the winter, he said.  That will put it in perspective. I don't have to imagine shoveling snow in the[..]
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  • After the Flag has been Folded: Excerpt II

    After the Flag has been Folded: Excerpt II

    Daddy’s last instruction to me was to stop crying because it upset Mama. I tried as best I could to do as Daddy had asked. But what he didn’t know then is that Vietnam would upset a lot of people. I learned at an early[..]
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  • Grace & Poetry

    Grace & Poetry

      You need to know how God-infused this journey has been. I arrived at WAMU station early. We actually went to the wrong floor but some British chap noticed how lost we looked and offered to escort us back to the right place. To finish[..]
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