THE BOOKS

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Louisa: A Time to Heal

"Nonsense! It would be highly improper for you to run halfway across Europe supposing you might be helpful in an ambition you know nothing about!" Mrs. Baldwin was clearly upset. Louisa watched as her mother jabbed chrysanthemums into a tall vase. Catherine Baldwin loved her garden. Fall flowers were her favorite. Never had Louisa witnessed her mother arrange flowers in such a manner. She stabbed them in place as one would needles in a pincushion! Catherine was obviously agitated at her daughter's announcement.

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Gold Pans and Iron Skillets

Gold Pans and Iron Skillets is a collection of life lessons presented in a humorous, yet practical form. There are three main themes throughout this work. 1) Life is not as complicated as most folks believe. Teaching frugality is as simple as boning a fish. 2) There is a lesson in every experience. Often the journey is more valuable than the outcome. 3) One can find humor in any situation. A sense of humor may very well save one’s sanity.

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Milk Cans and Quilt Blocks

My motto is “Learn to laugh and laugh while you learn,” because - what else are you going to do? Once you have learned, put it on paper and help others to learn. "Milk Cans and Quilt Blocks," a collection of essays that teach a lesson, is my second book. Some of the essays, however, are just for fun.

"I love this authors writing style, her book is solid packed with humor and love for life! Be careful you will be caught up in reading this book and totally forget about time. Patiently waiting for the next book. "  Kindle Customer

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The Hard Run:
Painful Lessons from a Running Granny

This book is an exploration of different types of pain, their value and consequences, and the value of the lessons learned through experiencing various kinds of pain. It is divided into three sections.  Section I – When Pain Means “Stop!” addresses the kinds of situations or behavior that should be abandoned immediately.  Section II – When Pain Means “Don’t Stop!” examines the things that help us stretch and grow.  Section III – It Hurts When I do This and That’s Okay looks at pain that simply exists as part of our human experience.