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  • Kayla Montgomery Series
Books for Adults
Stand-Alone Books for Children
Kayla Montgomery Series
The Last Quack I made arrangements this week to give away my duck pen. I’ve been raising ducks for twenty-some years. I started it as a project in my elementary classroom and finding it enjoyable, continued it even after I retired. Back in March I ordered mallard eggs from E-bay. I incubated them, watched as they hatched out,… Continue Reading
Privilege vs. Patriotism Fourth of July preparations brought back vivid memories of my husband’s and my 2016 Washington D.C. trip. I witnessed acts of patriotism and sadly, one act of selfish, assumed privilege. My husband Frank and I joined a tour group of forty people from various walks of life. Our guide said she hoped everyone would employ… Continue Reading
Million Dollar Winner Karen Weber-Mendham won a million dollars in the 2013 Lay’s Potato Chips “Do Us A Flavor” contest. Yet from my perspective, her life hasn’t changed. She still works at the Land O’ Lakes library in northern Wisconsin, still gives her family top priority, and still loves and supports her community.  She entered the contest on… Continue Reading
Treasures in the Attic My husband and I drag out the yellowed boxes peppered with dead Japanese beetles from the far corner of the attic. We’d put off this dirty chore to clean, sort, and organize long enough. To psych myself up for the task, I imagine uncovering a valuable treasure that I’d auction off on eBay. I roll… Continue Reading
Moss Cookie, Anyone? Carefree, warm days are on the horizon! Get out, let your worries go, and lose yourself like you did as a kid.  What are your fondest childhood summer memories? Exploring? Camping? Baseball? Hanging with friends?  One of my earliest childhood memories dates back to when I lived near a pond. One morning I grabbed a… Continue Reading