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A Dog Named Sam

Oh, I know everyone had a special dog, but in Sam's case, he was just that. He loved to play in the leaves in the fall, roll around, bury his nose, and usually come up snorting and sneezing. The picture above testifies to that. Leaves in his mouth, dust in his nose, his sneezes were …

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Mom Hated Fudge!

Pan of fudge for two people! My mother hated fudge. She had a valid reason. When my dad retired, he entertained himself by making his homemade, Hershey’s Chocolate Fudge for the kids and grandkids. My sister-in-law, Sherri, and I would stand just inside the kitchen door, waiting for the moment Dad poured the gooey “magic” …

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Sneaking Up On Santa

I was four or five-years-old, and determined this would be the year. That jolly old man wasn't going to get past me; not this year!  I had a perfect view of our Christmas tree as I perched on the 4th step down from the top. In fact, I could peek through the balusters without being …

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Holiday Inspiration by Cheryl C. Malandrinos

Mary and I have been online chums for many years, so it’s always a pleasure when she hosts me at her blog. Considering this is the holiday season, I wanted to share how holidays inspire my writing. Holiday gatherings were a big event in my childhood home. Long tables heaving with food. The air filled …

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Prosecco Christmas – Sylvia Ashby

BLURB:  Family is where life begins. And what better time to spend with your family than Christmas week? Ashley and Giacomo go to Upper Swainswick, a postcard village ten minutes’ drive from Bath, to stay with Ashley’s mum and stepdad. It’s their last visit before the arrival of their first child. But babies have a …

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