Mincemeat Pie – 1894
Stories from my books

Mincemeat Pie – 1894

Do you like mincemeat pie? I do but a lot of people don’t or have never tried it. My husband didn’t try it for years and when he finally did try it decided he liked it, too. My sister, who lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, used to make several of them at Thanksgiving and […]

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Youngest Insane Patient – 1897
Odd & Interesting

Youngest Insane Patient – 1897

I have begun working on a new book that will probably be titled Odd and Interesting Stories, or something like that, and came across this story about an 8-year-old boy who was committed to a lunatic asylum in 1897. I was really touched by this story and wondered enough about what happened to him to […]

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Graveyards and Epitaphs
Odd & Interesting

Graveyards and Epitaphs

Welcome to my bonus Halloween post! Do you like cemeteries and graveyards? Do you know the difference between the two? A graveyard adjoins a church. Anyway, my husband and I like cemeteries and graveyards, especially older ones with cool old gravestones. I sometimes search the newspapers for the story beneath the stone with some surprising […]

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Stories for Halloween 1859 – 1920
Odd & Interesting

Stories for Halloween 1859 – 1920

It is only a few more days until Halloween and here are a few stories to get you in the mood. Watch for more stories on the 31st and buy or borrow my book, GHOSTS AND GRAVEYARDS — only $.99. The Montgomery Times Montgomery, Alabama October 17, 1912 A Halloween Poem The night when goblins […]

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