July 2017

How to Be a Mennonite Author (First Clue: I Don’t Know)

July 25, 2017

My good friend/adopted little sister and I set out for Nashville, Tennessee, last week to pick up books. Lots of books. 988, to be exact, because Lucinda J. Miller, who always overdoes everything, got the brilliant idea not only to be an author but to sell her own books. Lots of them. Ask her in about a year from now how that’s going for her. …

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Segue

July 18, 2017

Segue: to make a transition without interruption from one activity, topic, scene, or part to another (Merriam Webster online dictionary) I learned this word only within the last couple of years. From the beginning, I loved it. What other word describes transition with such finesse? I segue from Deer Lake, Ontario, to Sheldon, Wisconsin. I segue from wiggly brown bodies: …to wiggly white ones. From …

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Moose Hunt

July 11, 2017

An unsuccessful fishing trip turned moose hunt when someone spotted three moose over near the shore. Our laughter and talking stilled immediately and, following whispered directions, we traded places in the boat and gave Bruce the spot in the front, where he crouched, gun ready. Johnny sped up, heading straight toward the moose, which everyone had seen by now but me. There were three of …

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