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Loyalties – The Grand Ballroom

copyright 2017 Susan had hardly ever gone inside the Grand Ballroom, as her aunt called the large salon off of her dining room. Once in a while, she had gone in there to dust when she was helping Ramona with … Continue reading

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Loyalties – Part 3

copyright 2016 Click Here for Part 1 & Part 2 Martha had been feeding Annie on the cabin’s front porch, rocking gently back and forth in the warm spring air. Aunt Julietta and Susan had brought the table outside to … Continue reading

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Divided Loyalty on a Sumptuous Romance

Gabaldon, Diana. (2014). Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. London : Orion Books. 864 pgs. [8th in the Outlander series] The latest installment of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander saga continues the story of Jamie and Claire, a Highlander and a time-travelling … Continue reading

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Loyalties – Part 2

copyright 2013 By the time September had come, the cabin had been only missing doors and windows.  The family had moved out of the tents completely and were using the large sheets of fabric to stop the wind and rain … Continue reading

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Loyalties – Part 1

copyright 2013 Twelve years went by before Martha could truly feel that their farm was her home.  Unlike for her children, the old farm in New Jersey had been her home for nearly two decades.  She had made the house … Continue reading

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Flight from the Cult of Family – Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Evacuation Day

As I am not American, I didn’t celebrate Thanksgiving this past Thursday.  In fact, it was just an ordinary Thursday, followed by an ordinary Friday, followed by an ordinary Saturday so far.  However, I was bombarded in my email inbox … Continue reading

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