Babies in Saddlebags

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“When mountain children asked where babies came from, they were told, ‘The nurses bring them in saddlebags.” (Frontier Nursing Service) One of the good things about writing historical fiction is that the writer has the opportunity to learn more about the history of our country and can discover some individual real life heroes or heroines. When I was digging around …

What an Honor!

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I’m still excited and honored and blessed to know my book, The Outsider, is one of five finalists announced last week by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for the 2009 Christian Book Award in Fiction. Since 1978 the Christian Book Awarde has honored titles in six categories: Bibles, Bible Reference and Study, Christian Life, Fiction, Children & Youth, and Inspirational …

The Twins are Here

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The twins have discovered America!!! They were born on Monday at around 4 p.m. One, named Johnson after his dad, weighed in at 7 lbs 1 oz. The other, Matthew, weighed in at 6 lbs 14 oz. No wonder their mom was tired. Big sisters are excited and proud. They all got to hold the babies today, even the two …