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Best Friends

A Short Bellingwood Vignette Lydia breathed in the scent of her coffee and cut another bite of coffee cake with her fork. A perfect morning. Aaron was gone for the day, she had nothing big

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Six Months!

Yesterday was a great day. Today was a great day. Every day is a pretty great day. Six months ago. SIX MONTHS! I was life-flighted to Des Moines Methodist Hospital after being rushed to the

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She’s My Polly

The other night, I was describing the antics of my sister and her neighbor across the street. My friend cackled  with laughter. “It’s Polly and Beryl. They would do this!” (You never know, as I

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Hemmed In

One of my favorite Psalms (I have about 150 or so) is Psalm 139. Last night as I worked on falling asleep, I giggled a little.  I sleep on my side and Earl’s new favorite

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Sycamore House & Inn (Sketches)

There are old, empty school buildings in communities all around us. I would love to be able to restore, renew, renovate, and re-purpose these buildings, bringing vitality and life back into the community from them.

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