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Braggin’ Rights

Braggin’ Rights

Recently I traveled with three other ladies to Oklahoma City to the Oklahoma Writers Federation Conference.  (OWFI.org.) Competition there is very fierce. I won second place for my How-to Article entitled, “How to Survive the Death of a Spouse” written from my experiences this past year. Does anyone have a suggestion where I might send this article? Anyone who is serious about writing would be wise to attend this conference held each year the first weekend in May.   My…

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Last Farewell

Last Farewell

  Recently one of my blog readers wrote they wanted to see the entries I mentioned in the post “20/20 Hindsight.” This is the one I entered in the Poetry, Unrhymed, Long category. My great-grandparents settled in the Oklahoma Territory in 1889. It was too late to plant crops by the time they arrived. The next year the settlers endured a crop-killing drought and a prairie fire. The only thing left were turnips. The locals called 1890, “The Year of…

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