Weather Matters

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal Leave a Comment

We all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer. The poor get it in the winter. (Bat Masterson) We have had a run of multiple days without the temperature getting up to 32 degrees Fahrenheit. We stayed in the single digits or below zero at nights, and some days didn’t warm up to twenty. …

A Flabbergasted Winner

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal 14 Comments

Flabbergasted, Surprised and Astonished Have you ever been totally astonished? Even flabbergasted? (That’s one of those words that just sounds exactly like what it means. Love those kinds of words.) But back to being flabbergasted. I was last Wednesday when my book, Love Comes Home, won the Selah Book of the Year Award.  My books have been in the running …

Roses are Red Giveaway

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal 26 Comments

I sent out a newsletter this week with a late Valentine giveaway. You know some people are always a day late and a dollar short. But it’s never too late for chocolate and Valentine hugs. Okay, so I don’t have any chocolate to give you. If I did, I’d eat it myself. But I’d think about you while I was …

Mystery Picture Giveaway Fun

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal

Are you ready for a new giveaway? I’ve got books that want a new home. The prize is an autographed copy of Karen Kingsbury’s The Chance and the winner’s choice of one of my books shown in the photo below. And you can have my autograph too. Mine is sort of plain compared to Karen’s interesting autograph. She must have …

Love Comes Home – Friends, Family and Fun

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal

             “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!”  That’s what I am with this blog post – late like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. But this weekend was a time when I was rushing around like that white rabbit trying to do everything and then some. That’s when I should listen …

Homecoming from a Kid’s View and ’56 Chevys

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal

The stories are still coming in about homecomings. Several great ones in the comments on Sunday’s post about when the soldiers come home. Carissa’s story had me tearing up since she told her soldier homecoming story from a five-year-old’s point of view. Here it is again in case you are one of those folks who don’t read comments and an …

When the Soldiers Come Home

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal

Photo Credit: “Burst of Joy” is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Associated Press photographer Slava “Sal” Veder, taken on March 17, 1973 at Travis Air Force Base in California In Love Comes Home, my new Rosey Corner book, the story starts with the surrender of Japan and everybody celebrating the news that the war is over and the “boys are …