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Finally, Finally

Blood Marriage is now available on Amazon! For a limited time it’s just 99 cents. Better still, those with an Amazon Prime membership can get it FREE from the Amazon lending library. Don’t have a Kindle? No worries. You can still

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Merry, Merry

I homeschooled my kids (for the sheer joy of it!) K-8 and then sent them to public high school and college. One of the things I learned early on in my homeschooling days was, for sanity’s sake, not to try to

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Casting Your Pearls

I ran across an old acquaintance recently, someone I hadn’t seen in years. We decided to share a meal and catch up. We talked of where our lives had taken us in the years we’d been out of touch. It was the

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Something to Ponder…

The late motivational speaker, Jim Rohn, said thinking in terms of time is a trap that allows us to be less and do less than we might otherwise. He suggested thinking in terms of “number of times remaining” instead because it adds

Posted in Regina's Journal

In the Blink of an Eye

Happy Birthday to my youngest! She’s eighteen years old today. She’s grown into a beautiful, accomplished, intelligent, loving, generous, kind person and I am so impressed with her. What a lucky mommy I am! She’ll graduate from high school in

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Life Changes…

A few years ago October to December was a mad rush to get it all done. Halloween meant working on costumes and creating a display of hay bales, pumpkins, and scarecrows in the front yard. It meant pumpkin patch hayrides,

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A Kick and a Clean

Tuesday was tough. A lot of things didn’t go my way. You notice I don’t say they went wrong. They didn’t. They went painfully right. I won’t go into everything that kicked me in the gut that day, but I

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Now What?

I took a portion of Blood Marriage to my critique group. I knew this scene might be a little much for some people, so I warned them in advance in case they wanted to opt not to read it.  But I wasn’t

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If You Kill the Messenger…

Years ago someone came to me with information about a tween who was engaging in risky flirtations with adult strangers. Though the behavior hadn’t gone far enough to be innocence-destroying, it was dangerous. Peers had already tried talking sense to the tween without success. Deciding that

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The Dog Ate My Homework

Yeah Right… No. Really. I know I promised to put Blood Marriage up on Amazon in June, but a virus ate my computer. Really. Initially I spent too many days (I’m stubborn) trying everything my PAID security  provider suggested to clear the trouble. Nothing

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