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The August Break: Twenty-Three

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 23. Water Today was all about getting Lucky, our first ever family dog and Dylan’s 11th birthday present. We drove to Alexandria (2.5 hours each way, from home) to meet this beautiful girl being fostered by a couple who lives in Fargo, through the Retrieve a Golden of […]

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Just as I had hoped, my Grandma Brown’s very powerful story is being shared with more readers! The blog post I wrote in January has been given a home in the newest issue of Sprout, an online magazine I’ve come to love. If you enjoy discovering new artists, writers, poets and photographers, you will want […]

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The Girl Who Went Away

You just have to set yourself free, and that’s what talking about it does. – Ruth* On the day of my 94-year old Grandma Sylvia’s wake, I watched my mother pick up her accordion to play Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus. I was transported back to the age of 9, listening to mom warming up […]

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