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A Dalmatian owned me once. Her name was Wishful Serendipity. This is not her picture. We belonged to each other before the wonder of digital cameras. It is close. She had fewer spots and her ears were white, but I remember that look. Sera was deaf. She was a rescue. But she was also a […]

God’s Brilliance

Okay, honeymoon’s over. Time to unveil the real Turtle. Have you ever met someone and wondered why they exist if not to annoy you? My Dear Friend gives me one of those “ummmmm” noises whenever I ask a question like that. Like she’s gonna tell Momma Turtle on me. Like Momma Turtle don’t know I […]

Three Rules

I live by three rules. TT: I actually live by 100s of rules. I like rules. I need structure. I consider the 10 Commandments a good starting point. I would have made a great Pharisee. Except I’m a girl. And a Gentile. And Protestant. Anyhoo… If I were an optimist, I’d couch my rules in positive […]

The Turtle has finally arrived!

Today I’m announcing a new face at NAF. We’re very excited to have her here, and can’t wait to read what she has to say. But before I give you the official introduction, allow me to pull back the curtain a little. This new venture we began almost a year ago, has been a learning […]

New Author Series: Star of Justice

I’ve really enjoyed doing these featurettes on unpublished authors, if for nothing else but to really get to know the vast array of personalities found in the literary arts.  Most are quirky and eccentric to a point.  Some are shy and some are confident.  I have been following Robynn Tolbert’s blog for a little while, […]