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Cleaving by Julie Powell

Julie Powell is the woman who wrote the book Julie and Julia, which was a hit for many reasons. Julie Powell cooked all of Julia Child’s recipes in… 944 more words

Book Review

Spending time with Elisha: More questions than answers

One of my favorite stories is when Elisha makes the ax head float.

Elisha was living with a group of prophets, and they complained, “The place where we live is too small. 690 more words

Memoir

The Best Worst Thanksgiving Ever

My family and I spent this Thanksgiving in Lower Arkansas. In the timber country down near the state line with Louisiana. It was not something we had planned to do. 1,396 more words

Personal

Tears in Rain

Saturday morning I spent at my neighbor’s house visiting. Her husband was in the Viet Nam war and, a few years later, I was in South China. 226 more words

Daily Prompt

Sometimes a steady gaze is enough

Years later, as he recounted the story to me, I saw what happened that day in a completely different light.

Andrew and I were grad school classmates, part of a small group of executives earning our Masters at a prestigious university. 920 more words

Friday 56 (December 2): Paris Nights

Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
*Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you. 124 more words

Paris

Xmas Trees:Times Past

Thank you to everyone who contributed or left a comment about dressing up, our last months prompt. These can be seen here.

This month we of course have to have a theme of Christmas. 569 more words

Irene Waters