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Happy Anniversary By Cheryl Hollon It’s our wedding anniversary month. Over the years, George and I have celebrated in several spectacular but many more mundane ways. The tradition for your first anniversary was to have the top layer of your wedding cake as a dessert. However, George was in the Air Force stationed at Loring […]

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Nah Dogs, Ice Cream, and Fried Chicken By Cheryl Hollon When life goes sideways, I seek comfort food. Eating well has become a habit in my family. Perhaps an obsession. We have been eating an organic, locally sourced, low sodium diet for a couple of years. The changes were VERY slow, but we feel fantastic. […]

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An Extra Day by Cheryl Hollon It’s almost leap day! It happens every four years. We get an extra day to balance out the untidiness between the actual time it takes our planet to make an orbit around the sun versus trying to keep seasonal sense by the cycles of our moon. Some strange customs […]

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Happy New Year! by Cheryl Hollon I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. Nope. Not me. None of those well-intentioned wishes ever made it past February anyway. It turned out that they were also the same over and over again. Every. Single. Year. I was setting myself up for failure and feeling wretched. Not good. What […]

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Holiday Let’s Talk

Happy Holidays! Today, we’re sharing how holiday traditions changed over the years. New birth and Hanukkah for Nancy. December holidays for our family in the earlier days meant gathering around the menorah each evening in the dining room, lighting the candles, and then watching our kids open one of eight or more gifts for Hanukkah. […]

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Thanksgiving Thanks! by Cheryl Hollon I am grateful for so many things this year. The list is long, but here are the most important ones. Specific to this blog, I’m grateful for readers like you. Without you, these books wouldn’t exist. I am extremely grateful that you keep support struggling authors by simply buying their […]

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Falling into Writing By Cheryl Hollon When I retired early from a career in flight simulation engineering to pursue full-time writing, I knew some big changes were going to take place. Now that it’s been five years ago, I look back and I’m surprised at what was easy and what was challenging. A gradual transition […]

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Service Dogs are Professionals By Cheryl Hollon One of the subjects I address in my Webb’s Glass Shop Mysteries is that service dogs are professionals. There’s Suzy on the cover of the first book in the series. She’s a beagle just like the one my family had when I was a little girl. I have […]

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Comfort Reads by Cheryl Hollon You’ve heard of comfort food, right? There are also comfort reads! My father passed away last month at nearly 92. He lived a full and rich life filled with both challenges and blessings. He was an example to his four children in the diligent application of persistent tiny steps towards […]

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Summertime, and the reading is easy! by Cheryl Hollon   I always read more in the summer than in the winter down here in Florida. This is because I’m spending more time indoors in lovely air-conditioned comfort. The reason? It’s HOT here. It’s too hot to walk downtown in the noon-day sun. In fact, we […]

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