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Summer 1861 No. 2

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.   Dear Brothers, A week has now passed since I, and the town watched you march away from us.  It does not seem...

“Like Mexican Food?”

I was the happiest, and one of the newest deputies with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department.  I graduated top in my academy class, just finished my six-month rotation of bailiff duty at the Municipal Court, and freshly assigned to the third shift (graveyard) in the South Valley. My first...

Summer 1861 No 1

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Brothers, I did not tell you, but during the preparations for your departures, I purchased this journal from Tobias Adams,...

Kick It In Gear

“Alright, Kwen, it’s time to kick it into gear.” I was sitting in a booth, in Panera’s, drinking my hot chocolate. Across from me, sat a diminutive woman with brown curly hair and intense blue eyes, and she was pointing the business end of a pencil at me. I’ve...

Road Trip – Sort Of

In the days before eBooks and blogs, when an author wrote a book, the first task was to garner attention and hopefully book sales. Authors were known to stake out shopping centers, book stores and anywhere else they thought they could slow down the pedestrians long enough to tell...