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What Matters Most, by Kellie Coates Gilbert

I just finished reading Kellie Coates Gilbert’s What Matters Most. It’s a novel in her “Texas Gold” collection and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This Great Weekend Read features Leta Breckenridge, a smart, capable young woman living … Continue reading

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A Sweet Elderly Couple

Grief Anticipated, Part 2 When I was little, my dad could do anything. Tall, slender, and movie-star handsome, he was also strong and smart. During those golden times when he wasn’t out of town on his railroad work, he came … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Tracks

Grief Anticipated, Part 1 The diagnosis came by telephone while our whole family was eating Christmas Eve dinner. A tumor had wrapped around my dad’s esophagus, pushing it partly closed at one point. That explained why Dad had been having … Continue reading

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