Monthly Archives: December 2014

U.S. Civil War Christmas, New Year Holidays Described in Book Excerpt

Descriptions of the holiday season for soldiers during the U.S. Civil War give us pause for thought as we reside in safe, warm places, spending time with family and friends, and cheering in a new year this holiday season . . . … Continue reading

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Good Yule . . . (and Happy Holidaze)

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze)  December 21, 2014 This darkest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere) reminds us that we have many brighter days to come. ♩ ♫ ♩ Good Yule . . . and may you have … Continue reading

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A Holiday Wish from the Founder of Survivors of Violent Loss

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A Holiday Wish Today, is  the day we lost  my sister “Tiny”,  and I am asking you to participate in a new tradition.   I invite you to participate in a Tiny Angelversary this…

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Show, Don’t Tell: A Writing Lesson from Stephen King

As I browsed through the library’s fiction section, Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes (2014) jumped from the shelf and into my hands. Well, not literally, but almost. For whatever reason, it grabbed my eye, so I gave it a quick look, … Continue reading

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Survivors of Violent Loss Holiday Memorial

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