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On July 12, 1984, Democratic presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale named New York Congresswoman Geraldine A. Ferraro his running mate, making her the first woman to run on a major party ticket.

 

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What sounds do you hear on a summer's day in North Texas?

In North Texas, the cicada’s fill the trees and sing all day long. The hotter it gets the louder they sing. From my office, I can hear them. I’ve always thought the triple digit heat made the trees creak. It sounds like all of creation is chanting over and over ‘Itsssssss Soooooo HHHHH-OOOO-TTTT!.‘l

 

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Writing tips - North Texas Christian Writers Conference June 22-23, 2012

North Texas Christian Writers held their ninth conference this weekend. Frank Ball and his staff, especially Linda Franklin, did their normal excellent work in planning and executing the conference. 

 

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Ich bin ein Berliner June 26, 1963

In 1963, President Kennedy connected with his Berlin audience by saying “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

 

It still sends shivers through me and inspires me to join with all people of the world who seek freedom.

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Writing Tips - What I have implemented from the NTCW Conference

Frank Ball of NTCW always encourages us to come home from a writing event with a list of things we’ve learned and want to incorporate into our writing experience. 

 

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It must be time to start my romance novel

Last night this headline showed up in the ads column on my facebook timeline, 

 

Bachelor in IT.  

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Book Review - Absalom, Absalom

Absalom, Absalom

William Faulkner 

1936, 378 page

ISBN 0075536579

 

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The Slavery issue has to be resolved...

AP Highlight in History: 

On June 16, 1858, Accepting the Illinois Republican Party's nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

 

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Favored by Grace

One of the recurring themes at Aunt Faye’s service was our family being favored by grace. It was a message spoken by the pastor and in their own way each family member who spoke. 

 

 

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Longhorn Caverns

My next goal on my research trip was to visit Longhorn Caverns in Burnet County.

 

 

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Seeking Sage

b2ap3_thumbnail_leavingsage.jpgLast week I went on a trip seeking Sage. 

 

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Review - Platform:Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

Platform: Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

Michael Hyatt

Thomas Nelson 2012

9781595555038

 

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Writing for the soul conference

b2ap3_thumbnail_CWG-2012-1.JPGWriting for the Soul Conference.

 

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Review - 50+ Best Books on Texas

The 50+ Best Books on Texas, C. Greene

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Review - Liberty Belle

As Patricia PacJac Carroll’s debut novel, Liberty Belle, provides an action packed tale of twenty year old Libby Longstreet’s search for independence and freedom in 1850.

 

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The cost of independence

Jun 7, 1776 Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed to the Continental Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence.

 

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Review - The Creative Life

Review - The Creative Life

 

The Creative Life

True Tales of Inspiration 

Finding your true north

Julia Cameron 

ISBN 978-1-58542-824-3  2010

Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin NY

pages 235   Biography

 
 
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Review - The Hunger Games Trilogy

Have you been caught up in the hype about the Hunger games trilogy?

 

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Review of Beautiful Battle - Mary DeMuth

Somewhere between facing cancer and embracing God’s call on my life, I found myself unprepared for the spiritual warfare I faced.

 

 

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Celebrate Pentecost

Today is the Feasts of Weeks, the Old Testament celebration of the early, summer harvest or the First Fruits. 

 

 

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