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Passion and Awe, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Passion and Awe I stood on the brink, a palette of colors splayed before me like a surrealistic painting. It was just before 6:00 a.m., and I was alone—lost in a vision unlike … Continue reading

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Nature and the Creative Writer, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Nature and the Creative Writer The other day, my wife and I drove up to Fowler’s Hollow State Park, a 104-acre enclave on the edge of Tuscarora State Forest in Perry County. It … Continue reading

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Resolution, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Resolution Like millions of other folks, you most likely committed yourself to some New Year’s resolutions—lose some weight, call your relatives more often, read more books, clean out the garage, or save money … Continue reading

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The End, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks The End Recently, I met with a former student. Over tall cups of coffee, she told me about the challenges and difficulties she experiences every day as an inner city teacher. She regaled … Continue reading

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Eyes, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Eyes In October I had cataract surgery—first the right eye and then, two weeks later, the left eye. Part of the procedure involved the placement of a new lens inside each eye in … Continue reading

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Dedication, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Dedication Tubby, our cat of eighteen years, passed away on August 22, 2019. Tubby was my constant writing companion. Each morning at 5:30, he’d wait for me by the bedroom door. As soon … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Short Relief,” a Poem by Charles Filson

Short Relief by Charles Filson Vacation time has come at last the books are laid to rest. Thoughts are turned to swimming holes, There’s no time for taking tests. Taking trips with Mom and Dad if only for a day, … Continue reading

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#Vacation: Summer Sunflowers, by Lynne Dempsey

Summer Sunflowers By Lynne Dempsey   Lynne made a deal with a teenage family member. If they did something outside their comfort zone, she would, too. They held up their end of the bargain. So, here is Lynne’s illustration. A … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Beach Walking,” a Poem by Chrissa Pedersen

Beach Walking By Chrissa Pedersen I’ve forgotten how, To walk on the beach. Finding that line Where the sand is firm, But not so hard it hurts my feet. Sand—fresh washed by the sea. “I agree,” I say to no … Continue reading

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#Vacation: Vacation Time, by Joe Kulka

Vacation Time By Joe Kulka   Joe Kulka is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator. He has illustrated over 20 books for children, 6 of which he wrote. Joe’s book “Wolf’s Coming!” has won multiple awards and was named … Continue reading

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