Category Archives: Family

SOLS: 2013:20 Childhood In a Museum

Time: 1960s Place: Indianapolis, Indiana Jolly white-bearded man in a red velvet suit and black boots holds two wide-eyed children on his lap as they lean and whisper their Christmas lists to his ear.  A photograph is snapped of the … Continue reading

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SOLS 2013:13 Story Treasure Box

One of the reasons I LOVE going to conferences is meeting authors of the books I have loved and shared over the years. Guilt sometimes washes over me as I think there might be some that think I should attend … Continue reading

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SOLS 2013:11The Hunt of the Wolf

Guest Blogger: Blog-stalking Husband, Steve The story of the Howl of Love is absolutely accurate and I must admit tears came to my eyes as I was transcended to those early times. I admit I do stalk my wife’s blog but I … Continue reading

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SOLS: 2013:9 Yes, It Was Bright Orange

Time: 1957 – 1975 Place: 9401 Kerwood Drive and 226th Street As far as decor I have nostaglic leanings. I’m drawn to decorating in rustic and primitive styles.  Was my decorating taste influenced by all those books I read as … Continue reading

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