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Archive for December, 2016

I’m Calling This Monday

Yes, yes, I know the rest of the world is calling today ‘Thursday’, but that’s a mere detail.  For me, it’s Monday, the day I announce this week’s winners: 

Lisa Murray and Cassandra.  Congratulations to both of you.  A new contest is underway (well underway, actually), with the usual rules.  If you’ve commented this week, you’re entered.  Two winners will be chosen at random, notified by Super Jen, and announced on the blog this coming Monday.  (Or whichever day I decide to call Monday.)  Our winners will receive an autographed copy of my latest book.

I can barely believe

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12 New Things

Every year, around this time, I start thinking about my plans and hopes for the New Year.  Inspired by Debbie Macomber, a dear friend, I like to choose a theme word, and I’ve selected “Renewal” for 2017.  As in, “Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind..”

Frankly, I don’t make resolutions–in my case, they seem to be made to be broken.  :)  I do set goals, but I’m a greater believer in the God-Has-A-Better-Idea approach, so I’m inclined to say, “This is what I would like to happen, Lord, but it’s up to You.”  

I’ve been setting up my

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.