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Among the Shine Clan - Part 16

Fiddlestix and Deacon find Pete on top of the mountain. Deacon shows her his personal cloaking device. She provides a distraction, talking to Pete, while he moves into position. 717 more words

Dellani Oakes

Comfort in Beauty

On the hardest days of my life, the Lord always finds a way to remind me there is peace to be found on this earth. We should all take the time to find comfort in the natural beauty that surrounds us.


Into the Woods: Lewis Fork Wilderness

I like special places, spots where quirks of geography, climate, and culture create worlds within worlds. More often than not, at least in the US, these places require access by foot—anyplace we can drive right up to is inevitably overused. 526 more words


Some Good Summer Reading

The first Monday of August has suddenly arrived, so it’s time for me to tell you about the books I read in July. I read a variety of books, including fiction and nonfiction. 1,229 more words


It’s been some time since I’ve posted regularly on my blog. I’m still around, still writing, and still reading. A friend lent me a gem of a book recently with the words, “I want this one back.” That meant only one thing–a gem sat waiting for me in on my “To Be Read” pile. 717 more words

Ramblings Of A Writer

Friday's Passing Fancy/Photos: Hail the Clouds and Their Country

Now I am home, though still a little tired and saturated with images and thoughts of the last minute trip. Though we flew to North Carolina, a few days later we had a drive to make. 556 more words

Among the Shine Clan - Part 14 by Dellani

After examining a map of the compound, Fiddlestix realizes that the warriors they just fought were a distraction. The others can be seen moving in on the rest of the compound. 591 more words

Dellani Oakes