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Rethinking Priorities

All of this time at home has me thinking about changes I can make to live a little a better, more harmonious life. I can’t help but wonder how much difference it makes if I turn off the lights, turn up or turn off the A/C, compost my vegetable waste and plant a garden. How …

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Hope

   

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Merry Christmas!

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Cancer and PTSD

  It’s been twelve years but it is still all I can do to walk through the door. Just pulling into the hospital parking lot makes it hard to breath and gets my heart pounding. My anxiety has grown steadily stronger over the last three weeks as I wait for this day. The specter of …

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My Dream Came True- Finally

Now available at http://www.amazon.com/author/lynneckerle In both print form and on your Kindle It all started the day I finished a novel and thought I can write one that’s better. I had no idea what I was getting into and it’s a darn good thing. If I’d known, I would never have written that first sentence. …

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Creating a Cookbook – What a Project!!

The challenge of creating my newest cookbook, County Cakes, Pies and Desserts was fun and gave me a chance to use my photography skills. I decided a picture of a Hummingbird Cake would be perfect for the cover, especially since the recipe is included in the cookbook. The cake was pretty with three layers and  …

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A Second Chance

Hugh Carnes gripped the padded leather of his steering wheel. Ripe fields of wheat, burnished red in the twilight, rushed by as his tires edged over the double yellow line. He stared through the windshield, mind churning and thought of the things that declared his success: a large corner office with a private bathroom, leather …

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Hiking at the Lanfill

There’s nothing like spending a morning at the landfill. I was skeptical, to say the least, when I heard of plans for a nature hike. Gary Siegrist, Naturalist/Stewardship Coordinator, at the Dahlem Conservancy, was to be our guide. My vision of wildflowers growing in the garbage couldn’t have been more wrong.  Come to find out, …

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A Photographic Journey

Beauty can be found in any town and city. I recently participated in the Kelby World Wide Photowalk in Jackson, Michigan. The group leader was Kenny Price. He procured us access to some amazing venues and led our motley crew of photographers through an afternoon of wind and rain. It was an amazing opportunity to …

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The Magic of Christmas Ornaments

  I thought about not putting up my Christmas tree this year. A tree would be beautiful, all lit up after dark, but I live alone. My son is grownup with his own family. I have an artificial tree so it was do-able. It would’ve been out of the question if I had to wrestle …

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