Monthly Archives: May 2014

Last Tribute, Poem “Mama Was” by Virginia Archer

This is the last blog post this year honoring mothers and daughters in May. Virginia Archer occasionally sends me poems and I asked her to send me a few honoring her mother. I chose, “Mama Was.”    Mama  Was Mama … Continue reading

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What is Your Most Treasured Memory of Your Children or Mother?

  One More Chance to Reminisce This is the last week of May, the month that I honor mothers and daughters on my “Strong Women, Brave Stories” blog. Today I want to share my most treasured memory of my children, … Continue reading

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Lyn Interviews Best-Selling Author Debbie Macomber

I’m pleased to have a chance to interview best-selling author Debbie Macomber today. I was privileged to hear her speak at a writing conference in Hawaii in 1995. Her words in her keynote address touched me as her books, especially … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Poet R. Genie McKenzie & Mother and Daughter Poems

I have the pleasure today of hosting a local friend from my church, Wisconsin Poet R Genie McKenzie and two of her poems I thought were especially appropriate for this month when we celebrate mothers and daughters. Enjoy! Daughter Little … Continue reading

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Author Sheila Lipsey & The Dream I’m Living Today

My guest today is author Sheila Lipsey. She is offering a book giveaway so look for the QUESTION at the end. I hope you find her words encouraging. I did. Here’s Sheila: Remembering What Shaped Me When I think about … Continue reading

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Amish Author Vannetta Chapman & This Imperfect Life

Today my guest is Amish Author Vannetta Chapman. She takes a different approach to women and what is demanded of us in this life. Here’s Vannetta: Women and the Imperfect Life My latest release, Murder Simply Brewed, is set in … Continue reading

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Poem “Mother Gone” by Sydney Halet

I decided to join a poetry group on Goodreads.com. I was so taken with this poem, “Mother Gone” that I asked the poet, Sydney Halet, for permission to share it here. She graciously agreed. Here’s “MOTHER GONE.” MOTHER GONE by … Continue reading

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Lyn Interviews Book Blogger Kav of Best Reads

Canadian librarian Kav decided in 2010 to start keeping track of the best books she read and the rest is history–or actually a very interesting blog. Here’s Kav’s interview. 1-Who are your favorite authors? That’s an impossible question to answer. … Continue reading

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Lyn Interview NY Times Author Francine Rivers

Francine Rivers is one of those friends that I wished lived closer, but she loves California and I love the northwoods of Wisconsin. I rank Francine’s novel Redeeming Love as a modern classic and her “Mark of the Lion” series helped … Continue reading

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What’s Your Earliest Memories of Your Mother?

Today’s topic: “What’s Your Earliest Memories of Your Mother?” is part of my sixth annual MEGA MAY celebration of mothers and daughters. Not all of us have been mothers but all of us have been daughters.  My mother passed away … Continue reading

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