Tag Archives: Family

#TopTenTuesday – Summer

I haven’t done a Top Ten Tuesday in a long time.  But, seeing as this is the last Tuesday of August and I’ve had a pretty wonderful summer,  I thought it time to share my favorite things of Summer 2016. … Continue reading

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Podcast Interview on The Kota, Writing, and More

What do you get when you put 2 musicians, a writer, a recording device, and a few beers together? The best bar conversation you’re ever going to eavesdrop. Many thanks to Justin Stover of Blue Collar Songwriting for the rare … Continue reading

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About my vague health posts lately…

Here’s what’s been going on with me:  *** A few weeks ago while in the shower, I thought I got shampoo in my eye because I had sudden patches in my left eye’s vision.  This stupidity seemed very typical of … Continue reading

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#TheFourFriday – Christian’s Role

Every Friday, I’m posting something about how the real life “The Four” overlap with the fictional four Kota Warriors. As some of you know, The Kota Series is based on what “The Four” (myself, my brother, and our childhood best friends … Continue reading

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My brother’s first songs

[This Thanksgiving, my mom and I sat at the kitchen table listening to the cassette tape she’d recorded between 1985-1988 of my brother and me saying our ABC’s, singing “Jesus Loves Me,” etc.   It’s amazing to me how early … Continue reading

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Living on the Fringes of an Amish Community

Another part of growing up on the Haymarsh was that many of our neighbors were Amish.  I don’t know the history of how they came to settle in the area, but they definitely added a unique flavor to the community.  … Continue reading

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Hunter Princess

“What was once captured through epic voyage, war, quest, in modern days is found through sport, hunting. Preparing for battle in blazing orange armor, man’s ancient blood channels Odysseus, Hector, Arthur. Sirens pose as pheasants; long-suffering Penelopes wait at home. … Continue reading

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