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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

The Seven Year Dress – Devastation & Resilience

By Carol / 09 August 2016 / 3 Comments

Today, I introduce you to Paulette Mahurin and her new WWII-era novel, The Seven Year Dress. The Seven Year Dress covers one of the darkest times in human history from the perspective of one Jewish…

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The "invisible divide" that splinters families and nations

By Carol / 14 November 2013 / 17 Comments

What makes a family? What makes a nation? What holds them together? What tears them apart? My guest today, author Christoph Fischer, explores those ideas in his books, The Three Nations Trilogy. I recently read…

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The best laid plans

By Carol / 07 June 2012 / 12 Comments

My parents were married on June 7, 1942.  They’d be celebrating 70 years together today, so in their memory, here’s a little of their story. A Wisconsin farm boy, Harvey Denter left home during the…

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