Next Stops: Lake Oswego & The Dalles

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I learned to love reading long before I first stepped inside a Bookmobile. Mama taught me the value of story by reading to me most every night. But it was more than love of great books that made me linger inside that Muskogee County Bookmobile parked on the corner of Lake Forest Trailer Court in [Read More...]

Dawn of a New Birthday

Birthday Dawn

    The dawn of this day began with a flight west. Headed home. Home used to be the place where my mother lived, but that was decades ago. Before she up and moved off West. She was trying to stay a step ahead of grief. She thought if she could walk faster, move quicker, [Read More...]

Facing the Haint of Death

Room with a view

“This day is not a sieve, losing time. With each passing minute, each passing year, there’s this deepening awareness that I am filling, gaining time. We stand on the brink of eternity.”  Ann Voskamp When that soldier came to our little trailer house in 1966 with that Regret-to-Inform telegraph in hand the whole thing tore [Read More...]


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