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Beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains:Tammy Part 2

Beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains:Tammy Part 2 ….’I can pinpoint the start of our journey to this time period. I began keeping my own small veggie patch and putting up a few things. We were still pretty environmentally unfriendly but it was a small change. I didn’t do cloth diapers with any of the kids, public school was still the way to go. I wasn’t crunchy and granola just yet, getting there with each year that passed but it has taken the better part of 14 years for that to happen. Fast forward again six years, after various education, job...

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Tammy Part 2

Tammy’s story contunues….I can pinpoint the start of our journey to this time period. I began keeping my own small veggie patch and putting up a few things. We were still pretty environmentally unfriendly but it was a small change. I didn’t do cloth diapers with any of the kids, public school was still the way to go. I wasn’t crunchy and granola just yet, getting there with each year that passed but it has taken the better part of 14 years for that to happen. Fast forward again six years, after various education, job and career choices I...

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Bringing the Past Forward

Tammy is our newest Team Writer. This is part one of her story….We have all had dreams, and ended in a different reality, or are passing through, which is not to say worse, often much better. Yet different. *Before you read Tammy’s wonderful story I just wanted to let you know I’ve signed up for Jeff Goins 15 Day Great Writers Challenge. I’m doing it over at my Book Blog – OR is a button on the front page here to take you direct to ‘The Avalon Journals’. Ok settle back now and  get to know Tammy Tammy writes...

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Pain: a 3 part melody

‘Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain’  When I saw this on Pinterest it stopped me in my tracks. But before we get to that… I completed on time the A-Z Challenge. Read  Z was the end But was it the last? See the my Author’s Notes over there as well. Somehow, I managed to complete this challenge and have a 4 day migraine, a weeks worth of depression and a possible cancer diagnosis – which looks like it was wrong. Huge sigh. Want to win $250 for Mothers Day? Currently the odds are in your favour. so get in now....

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A Life Well Travelled: passports and dreams

 A Life Well Travelled 1 by Kylie. One of the beauties of living in England is the proximity of Europe, and everywhere else. The British just love to travel, and I certainly have the bug. My husband and I make it a priority to see as much as we can. We live modestly so we can afford to travel when time permits. My son is 3 in May. His first holiday was booked when he was still pre-term, lying in an incubator. He was 3 weeks old, so still 10 weeks pre term, and I asked the consultant “when...

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