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A Treasure in the Attic

A Treasure in the Attic

I was talking on the phone last week to my cousin Carl Horner because it was his birthday. We only talk on the phone a couple times a year, but when we do connect the calls last until our cell phone ...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AUNT ANN

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AUNT ANN

Ann Tockstein Williams was born on April 25, 1920. Yes! I have the year correct. My aunt was born 100 years ago. There is a character in my books who lives to be 100, but I’ve never known ...
“I Don’t Want a Dead Bird!”

“I Don’t Want a Dead Bird!”

“’I don’t want a dead bird,’ your mother screamed,” Kenny said with a laugh. “What are you talking about?” Emmy asked walking through the kitchen with a basket of dirty clothes. &# ...
Ol’ Melvin and Obadiah Part 4

Ol’ Melvin and Obadiah Part 4

Several days later Emmy rode the bicycle to her grandparents’ house. She saw them sitting on the newly painted swing and rode the bike all the way to the porch before jumping off. “My word, ...
Thank You, Dr. Whoever You Are

Thank You, Dr. Whoever You Are

Sorry, those of you who are fans of the British TV series, but this is not about that Dr. Who. My blogs are often facetious, sometimes sarcastic, hopefully comedic at times and occasionally sincere ...