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Country School Renuion

Last weekend I enjoyed a wonderful reunion of our rural school in Otter Tail County.  This photo shows the 17 students of our final year before consolidation, yest that’s 17 students grades 1-6.  There were 5 in my class but

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E Books Avalable through Wolfpack Publishing

             The Abercrombie Trail Series hasn’t been available in e-books for about the last year.  Don’t ask–it’s sufficient to say that publishing contracts are most complicated!  The good news is that Wolfpack Publishing recently picked up the ebook rights and

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Roots and Relatives

        A Facebook connection brought a distant relative into my life.  I’m still not sure but I think this Wisconsin woman is the granddaughter of my grandfather’s half brother.  She graciously shares this photo of the original Sonmor farm near

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Western Writers of America Convention 2014

     I had a great time reconnecting with old friends and making new ones at this year’s Western Writers of America Convention in Sacramento.  The historical tours and lectures were great.  I learned about Chinese immigrants in the 19th century,

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Northeast MN Book Award Event

     No, Farm Girls didn’t win the Northeastern MN Book Award, but it was still a lot of fun to be nominated, and it’s always fun to do events with my sister, Angela Foster.  The beautiful event was held at

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Pass-the-Baton Blog

Recently I was invited to participate in a blogging tour.  The idea was to bring information about writers to new readers through individual blogs.  My sister blogged about me, and I asked Nancy Plain, a friend from Western Writers of

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Country School Renuion

Last weekend I enjoyed a wonderful reunion of our rural school in Otter Tail County.  This photo shows the 17 students of our final year

Read More »

Roots and Relatives

        A Facebook connection brought a distant relative into my life.  I’m still not sure but I think this Wisconsin woman is the granddaughter of

Read More »

Pass-the-Baton Blog

Recently I was invited to participate in a blogging tour.  The idea was to bring information about writers to new readers through individual blogs.  My

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