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Goose Bumps

In his magical way, Cody the Cockatrice appeared as soon as he felt something amiss with his guardian children, especially when it had to do with their health and safety. Bryant’s feet had frozen in place and his breathing had become sporadic as his heart raced and thumped in his chest. His eyes were fixated… Continue reading Goose Bumps

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Quote of the Week – praise your runners

Praise your runners, encourage your walkers, but a "sitter" will always be a sitter.

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Lakehouse Déjà Vu – Cheers

This is an excerpt of Lakehouse Déjà Vu. Chapter Two, when Rose and Jessica begin their much needed vacation to Florida. “Car keys, hat, wallet with credit card, bathing suits, sandals—check. That’s all I need. Looks like I am ready for this vacation!” Jessica said as she folded her long, slender legs and almost six-foot… Continue reading Lakehouse Déjà Vu – Cheers

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Girl Sailing Aboard the Western Star ~ excerpt of chapter 7

Sailing. Little San Salvador to Cat Island, The Bahamas The bow pitched and dipped, rose and fell as the space between my toes and the top of the water got closer, and then up we went again. My short legs dangled off the edge of the pulpit as I leaned forward, pushing my body forward… Continue reading Girl Sailing Aboard the Western Star ~ excerpt of chapter 7

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A Horse Can Teach Life Lessons

The little child looked upward to the sky, but a gigantic creature was blocking the sun. He moved slowly toward the little girl, her feet frozen to the ground. Inches away, the animal’s nostrils flared and retracted as the air around her face disappeared. She felt a silent scream in her ears, and life seemed… Continue reading A Horse Can Teach Life Lessons

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Family Memories & You

A Mother's Day Gift to everyone! Probably the thing I hear most when speaking about relatives from the past is that people regret not having interviewed their parents, grandparents, and other older relatives when they had the chance. You don’t have to be an author, writer, or world class historian to gather your family’s history.… Continue reading Family Memories & You

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The Colt That Could

A short story dedicated to the American Saddlebred Museum, located in Lexington, Kentucky. In honor of Mrs. Helen K. Crabtree & RuthAnne Lewis (The Last Crabtree Girl). My eyes squinted as I took my first step out of the barn. I was led into the sunlight by the farmer holding a lead rope clipped to… Continue reading The Colt That Could

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A Pet Pelican Named George!

Soft white curls danced in the breeze as the little girl skipped down the dirt road, making her way to the fishing boat docks. Her father carried a fishing pole in one hand and Annie’s sack lunch in his other. Annie could feel the salt of the ocean as the shade of the trees disappeared.… Continue reading A Pet Pelican Named George!

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LOST!

Please Help Me Find CODY the Cockatrice in The Land of Vikings and Trolls! Search here To purchase a plush Cody visit RA-Anderson on Etsy!

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A dog dreams of sailing

My heart races and my tail nervously wags as I trot along the thing my humans call a dock. This always happens when it’s sunny, there is a nice breeze, and Mom is finished sitting in her office. She gathers a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, her Yeti waterproof pouch for her phone, and walks to… Continue reading A dog dreams of sailing