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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 planned, and each one of her kids had called to

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Life is a Gift – Love is the Way

There are so many things going on in Bellingwood, I keep little notes everywhere. Most are reminders to take care of something. The next big thing is the reminder to write a vignette this week. Best Friends Day is on Tuesday, June 8, and you

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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 spot is right in front of me, tucked up close,

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Bellingwood Vignette, Book 27 – 03 – As You Wish

Are you ready for this? Book 27 is nearly here! Make sure you’ve signed up for the newsletter so you don’t miss anything. Friday night (September 20, 6-11 pm central time) is Trivia Night on the Bellingwood Facebook page. It’s also Polly’s birthday, so I

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Bellingwood FAQ

You have questions. I have answers. It’s what I do. 1. When will the next book be published in the Bellingwood series? I hate to admit how systematic my life is. Things are always better when a plan is in place. At least for me.

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One Week Later …

A girl spends three months preparing for a book release and then, wham, it’s out there and time to move on to the next thing. If you haven’t downloaded That’s What Friends Are For, it’s available on Amazon for your Kindle right now. Unless, of

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Family, New Refrigerator, and Pooped Diane

I took a two hour nap this afternoon. Because, well, wow. I was pooped. For the last several months, my brother and his family worked to schedule a weekend to camp here where I am in the middle of Iowa. They found a perfect time:

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Business – Not as Usual

It’s been business as ‘unusual’ this week. I have NOT been focused on work. Good heavens, I have gotten more normal nights’ sleep than I have in forever. And really long, extended periods of sleep too. Ahhhh, it’s been wonderful. Not so great for my

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