Friday’s Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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With our temperatures hitting 100 degrees this week, I thought this picture would be rather…well, refreshing…to ponder for a caption! Last week’s winner was Martha Troxel with her funny “Amish air conditioning” caption. I was babysitting two little grandchildren this week and didn’t have a chance to reply to the comments, but I did read them! I get such a …

Author Spotlight Melody Carlson

Author Spotlight with Melody Carlson

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Scroll down for a chance to win a copy of Melody Carlson’s book, Under a Summer Sky. Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to last week’s winner of Naomi’s Hope, Sherri Horn Myers! Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (christenkrumm@gmail.com). What part of the country do you consider home? I live in Oregon, …

Friday Caption Photo Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Verna Vagle, with her, “Your books are very mooooooving.” Verna, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…I love reading your comments! They make me laugh out loud. Oh, the things you all think up! Here’s this week’s photo…just waiting for your caption.

Friday’s Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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I owe you all an apology! I was out of town for the Memorial Day weekend and completely forgot to set up a Friday post last week! Entirely my fault. As a small way to make it up to you…I’ll pick two winners from last week. They were that good! Linda Goad and Nyla Kay Wilkerson, email me with your mailing …

Friday Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Today begins a new feature…curious pictures gleaned from my research trips that need your special caption touch. Leave a comment with your caption and your name will be tossed in the bonnet for a chance to win a signed copy of a book.   This one is just waiting for your wit!

Filoli House & Garden…and my friend Nyna

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Last Saturday, my dear friend Nyna Dolby gave a flower workshop at 1st Presbyterian Church in Livermore. Nyna is the head of flower arranging at Filoli House & Gardens, an historic home in Woodside, California, and on the board of Filoli House & Gardens (which, if you’re interested, is a jamming of the words: Fight, Love, Live = FILOLI). Nyna …

Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference

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If you’re an aspiring writer, plan to go to Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference next year (always, always, always over Palm Sunday).   Liz Curtis Higgs is on board to be the keynote speaker (get ready to laugh until you cry), and I can almost guarantee you will leave the conference feeling a dose of inspiration to persevere with your …

Author Spotlight: Bonnie Calhoun

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  [Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Bonnie’s newest book, “Storm.” Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to Tandy for winning Sandra Orchard’s book, “Another Day, Another Dali.” Please email suzanne {at} suzannewoodsfisher {dot} com to claim your prize.] Welcome, Bonnie! Your new book has been out about a week …

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #24

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Welcome to the Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! If you’ve just discovered the hunt, be sure to start at Stop #1, and collect the clues through all 31 stops, in order, so you can enter to win one of our top 3 grand prizes! The hunt BEGINS with Stop #1 at Lisa Bergren’s site. Hunt through our loop using Chrome or …

From the Mail Bag: Luggage from the Charming Nancy

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If you read Anna’s Crossing, you know the story of the first Amish who came to America in 1737, on a leaky, creaky merchant ship named the Charming Nancy. This week, I received an e-mail from a gentleman whose ancestor, George Arnsparger, was ON the Charming Nancy in 1737! He was Penn Dutch, though not Amish, and came from the …