Category Archives: Interesting History

Author Sylvia Bambola & Anna’s Meatballs

My guest today is author Sylvia Bambola. She is offering a book giveaway of her newest book,THE SALT COVENANTS. And she is sharing her mother in law Anna’ Meatball recipe–WHICH SOUNDS SCRUMPTIOUS! Here’s Sylvia: Anna’s Meatballs: 1 ½ lbs chopped … Continue reading

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Author Leann Harris & Forgiving the Unforgivable

My guest today is Love Inspired author Leann Harris. She is offering two copies of her latest independent book The Last Truth. Please remember to leave a comment to enter the drawing. Here’s Leann: “How can you forgive the unforgivable? … Continue reading

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Author Fran Baker–My Husband’s WWII Experience in HOT STEEL

My guest today is author Fran Baker who is sharing her husband’s WWII experience in the ebook HOT STEEL: The Story of the 58th Armored Field Artillery Battalion Edited by Fran Baker.  I am honored to feature this true story … Continue reading

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Plain People Discussion Finale-Author Marta Perry & The Amish

This week we come to the end of our PLAIN PEOPLE disucssion with Amish author Marta Perry. She is offering a copy of hew new book THE FORGIVEN to a commenter. Here’s Marta:   When and where did the Amish … Continue reading

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“Plain People” Discussion Continues–Author Judith Miller & the Amana

The second week of our PLAIN PEOPLE discussion features author Judith Miller who writes about the Amana. Many of you might never have heard of this sect. But since I lived in Iowa for almost twenty years, I am well … Continue reading

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Sarah and Angelina Grimke & Honor Cathwell–Sisters of the Heart

I bet you’re like most people and haven’t heard of Sarah and Angelina Grimke. That is unless you’ve read the latest Oprah Pick, The Invention of Wings  by Author Sue Monk Kidd. I discovered the Grimke sisters when I was … Continue reading

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Mrs. Elizabeth Fry, A Quaker Who Changed Lives

My upcoming book, Honor, features a Quaker heroine of that name who is fired with a desire to benefit the lives of others. She was not alone in her time. Quakers are not as unusual or distinctive now as they … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Heard About the First US Self-Made Female Millionaire? (Giveaway)

Have you ever heard of Madame C J Walker? She was the first self-made (not inherited wealth) woman millionaire in the US. This video is just a quick dab of info. If you click the tab above, marked Women Who … Continue reading

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Author Eric Wiggins Recalls his Mother’s Depression Era Wedding

My guest today is my longtime writing friend Eric Wiggin. He’s got a special memory to share with us! Here’s Eric: Mother Now 95 “My mother, 95, remembers with glee how, at 19, she, her sister, 15, and my grandmother … Continue reading

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SCAVENGER HUNT STOP #18

Welcome to the 2013 Fall Scavenger Hunt! This hunt (which begins at noon Mountain Daylight Time and not before) has 25 stops and runs October 18 through the 20th, 2013. You can make the loop, reading unique content from 25 … Continue reading

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