Category Archives: Awards

Whatcom Writes Honor: A Daughter’s Tale

I am currently overseas visiting my daughter and her family. I came to attend the birth of my 2nd grandson and to help out, and here I’ve been for more than 5 weeks, with one more to go. I’ve been … Continue reading

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B=C…One Blogger’s Seven Year Itch

If you’re one of the 10,000 subscribers to this blog, and you thought I was gone for good, I wouldn’t blame you. Of course, that number–– TEN THOUSAND–– a number I worked so hard for and I coveted when I … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Burnin’ Down The House

I want to thank so many of you for the kind words of support last week. Some of you saw my initial explanation (which I deleted) for my harsh story, some guessed from the comments, and others read the title. … Continue reading

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Life Is Funny That Way…

Recently I learned something that changes virtually everything about how I’ve always seen my childhood, my family, and myself. Like so many things, this shock came entirely unexpectedly. I thought that I was immune to blind sides at this stage; … Continue reading

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Much Appreciated: On Blogging, Freshly Pressed, Huffington Post, Resolutions and Digging In.

As many bloggers take a break for the holidays, I wondered about how to keep up with family and holiday happenings, and still keep up with writing. Taking a break is tempting, but then I realized that there are older posts … Continue reading

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My Blog is Me, But I Am Not My Blog…

It’s been an amazing week for Tales From the Motherland, and it’s given me lots to think about. Last weekend, my story On My Father’s Birthday, A Letter to His Killer was Freshly Pressed on Word Press. This was my … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Just Like Those Movies…

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, a weekly 100-word flash fiction challenge with a photo prompt. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields leads our merry band of writers, asking that we do our best work, and make an effort to read and support our fellow Fictioneers. … Continue reading

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