Category Archives: children and family

Volunteering Ideas- An 8 Part Summer Series (Part Three)

Did you know that one of the main benefits of volunteering is to make YOU happier? This summer, for the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting some ways you can volunteer in your community. Week Three: Become a docent. This … Continue reading

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Volunteering Ideas- An 8 Part Summer Series (Part Two)

Did you know that one of the main benefits of volunteering is to make YOU happier? This summer, for the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting some ways you can volunteer in your community. Week Two: Set aside a weekend … Continue reading

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My June Garden in the Shenandoah Valley

June is the Garden of Eden time here, while the plants are still fresh and new and the Japanese beetles haven’t yet arrived. Dewy mornings filled with glowing flowers and bird song are a little piece of heaven. Our rich … Continue reading

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Overbys Move from Augusta, Georgia to Newton, Mississippi Beverly Hillbilly Style. 1955

The summer before I was to begin sixth grade Daddy decided to go back to school. (I wrote about this earlier.)  We were headed to college! My younger sister, brother, and I began the school year in Augusta, since Daddy … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year from all of us at the Pink Fuzzy Slipper Writers! “Last night, between eleven and twelve o’clock… the Old Year was leaving her final foot-prints on the borders of Time’s empire…. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

A sincere Happy Holidays to you and your family from all of us at the Pink Fuzzy Slipper Writers. May the good will of this special season bring you peace, hope and joy. Hope your Holiday Season is fun and … Continue reading

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Growing Up in the 40’s and 50’s.

Growing up in the 40’s and 50’s in Augusta, Georgia. Mama and Daddy at 22 When I was a kid Daddy drove a truck for the Augusta Arsenal and Mama was a homemaker. I really don’t remember living at my … Continue reading

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Away in a Manger

In researching A Portuguese Christmas, I learned that on Christmas Eve, many Portuguese families gather around the Christmas tree and Crèche to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Catholicism is the main religion practiced in Portugal, and the Crèche is an … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Painted Rocks

Do you like Cowboys? How about Texas? Yeah, me too. Cowboys are hot. That said, how about a cover reveal?  This new novella featuring a Texas cowboy who is a rodeo champion and a secretive teacher is up now for … Continue reading

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The Day You’ve All Been Waiting For…National Ice Cream Day!

It’s a hot, humid summer night. What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Well, in my house, it’s ice cream! In 1984, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed July as, fittingly, National Ice Cream Month.  And, he set the third Sunday … Continue reading

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