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How Hard He Fell

Readers;  Here is another snippet from the book.  This one tells how Jacob Eaton fell in love with Rachel Thompson, the book’s protagonist.  It happened, years before the story in the book begins, when the two of them were about … Continue reading

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Interlude: Isaac and Rebecca

    June 2, 1913 was a beautiful Monday.  It had been a late spring in West Virginia and the trees on the mountains and hillsides all around the town of Walhonde were not yet in full foliage and the … Continue reading

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Interlude: Isaac and Rebecca

    June 2, 1913 was a beautiful Monday.  It had been a late spring in West Virginia and the trees on the mountains and hillsides all around the town of Walhonde were not yet in full foliage and the … Continue reading

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Evening Falls at Hill Grove House

Here is another bit from the novel in progress   Rachel could feel the change in mood in the house as the early winter evening fell.  The day had been one of intense activity; of men and women stretching themselves … Continue reading

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A History of Hill Grove House

Dear Readers;  Here is another segment from my novel in progress.  If you’ve been reading along you know that the story is about a great house in a small town in West Virginia.  The house was built in 1912 and … Continue reading

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The Story of Jacob Eaton

Readers;  Here is more of the book.  These pages would come immediately before that last post I put up a few hours ago – the conversation between Jacob Eaton and Rachel Thompson. This new bit tells the story of how … Continue reading

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Evening Poem, May 6, 2018

The sky darkens And the air grows light It’s mid-spring and mid-evening A star here and there in the long heavens And the very last of the birdsongs . The blossoming dogwood Is incandescent in the twilight As if it … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 26, 2018

     It doesn’t matter What I do It’s never quite Enough for you.   copyright 2018

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A Spring Snow

  He wished that the snow would fall again.  Only days before he had longed for the sunshine, thinking then that all would remain as it had been between the two of them.  In the spring they would gain new … Continue reading

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A Poem For Late Winter

    Are you tired of all this snow Do you long for one day of sunshine Remember this: each day is a gift Perfect in its way Think about that first time you saw “Our Town” And the day … Continue reading

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