Author Archives: Jan C. Johnson

About Jan C. Johnson

Welcome! If you like food, reading, laughing over life's little disasters, and maybe thinking about the bigger things of life, you have come to the right place. Besides blogging, I write humorous fiction, though real life tends to leave fictional humor in the shade. But I'm not a total goofball. No, really. I'm also working on a biography project. I live in North Texas with my husband, Brent. We enjoy bicycling, Mexican food, and traveling to visit our kids and grandkids.

Unflagging Loyalty

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Guess what: Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day. That day in 1836 is when Texas declared independence from Mexico and became its own republic. About ten years later it became the 28th state in the Union, but some of … Continue reading

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Texans On Ice

Tuesday morning, I woke up early and checked the weather on my phone. The temperature read “-0”. In other words, negative zero degrees F. “Negative zero? What does that even mean? Is it, like, colder than regular zero?” What a … Continue reading

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Hearts on Pilgrimage: Poems and Prayers, by Jody L. Collins

Jody L. Collins, my friend and fellow writer, knows how to listen. She listens to people. She listens to God.And she listens to nature. A poet at heart, Jody spent years reading and absorbing inspiration from the work of dozens … Continue reading

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What I Learned from the Grandkids’ Visit

December found our son and his wife, now that they’re back in the US, bringing their young children for a wonderful Christmas visit. We all had a great time talking, reading stories, clambering around at a local playground, enjoying Christmas … Continue reading

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All Oppression Shall Cease

In church on a December Sunday, we sang the beloved carol “O Holy Night.” One line in the second verse really got me thinking: “Truly He taught us to love one another;His law is Love and His gospel is Peace.Chains … Continue reading

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An Accidental Royal Kidnap, by Paul Mathews

Paul Mathews once again presents classic British humor at its goofiest. George, our hapless main character, patiently narrates his first-person, stream-of-consciousness account of a week when absolutely NOTHING would go right. I mean, if a princess shows up in your … Continue reading

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