I love new things, don't you? New socks. New mascara. New sheets. New towels. New shoes. New books. New friends. I mean I love old things, too. Old jeans. Old boots. Old photos. Old jewelry. Old books. Old friends. There's just something comforting[..]
[caption id="attachment_1226" align="aligncenter" width="690"] Wearing one of the Christmas dresses Mama made.[/caption] My mother loved Christmas. She always made a fuss over it. The last outing she took in her life was to a Christmas service with my nephew and his wife. She rose up[..]
I am packing tonight. Well, actually, I should say I am supposed to be packing tonight. Or I will be packing tonight, as soon I as I get off this computer. To say 2015 has gotten off to a rip-roaring start would be[..]
Author/Journalist Karen Spears Zacharias is a Georgia native and a Gold Star daughter. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, National Public Radio, and Good Morning America. Her debut novel, Mother of Rain (Mercer University Press), received the Weatherford Award for Best in Appalachian Fiction from Berea College and was adapted for the stage by Georgia's Historic State Theater, The Springer. She and her husband make their home in Deschutes County, Oregon.
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