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Author, Editor, Lyle Ernst. Dream Taskmaster to the Literary-dreamers, and Champion to the “Indies’ ” successes

Everyone knows when Lyle enters the room because his boisterous laugh precedes him. Fight as hard as you can friend; We need to hear that laugh some more! ~Jill

When your best buddy puts on Facebook that he has Stage 4 lung cancer and won’t be on Facebook while “fighting the good fight,” a get well card just doesn’t cut it. Lyle and…

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I Promise That Someday, We Will Pay It Forward.

I’m so happy reading this I actually teared up. This is the greatest family. They are three of my favorite people and they are so blessed. I’m actually speechless.

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween

Trick or Treat! Smell my feet, give me something good to eat!

Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net “Halloween Background” by Feelart ID-100286234

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Paula Kirby on Life in the GDR.

I studied the aftermath of WWII and visited Dresden and many other cities during my studies. I’ve even toured the Stasi prison and I’m always struck by how recent these events happened in history. I was in middle school and high school at the time and I often wonder why I never heard anything about what was going on in Europe.

The View East

I’m  very pleased to be able to publish this online interview with Paula Kirby – a writer who lived and worked in Dresden, East Germany during the 1980s. During her time in Dresden, Paula was monitored by the Stasi, and she recently gained access to her Stasi file.  Paula  is currently writing a novel set in 1980s East Germany and she also regularly tweets about the GDR – you can follow her on Twitter @PaulaSKirby (and we think that if you’re not already following her on Twitter, then you really should be!). Here, Paula reflects on her experiences of living and working in East Germany.

Hi Paula! Thanks very much for agreeing to share your experiences with us. Could you begin by telling us a little about the time you spent living and working in East Germany?

Of course – I was there for two years, from September 1985 to…

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Giving Forward – Benjamin’s Bills

Being in a situation like this is the worst ever. No matter what you do you can’t win. If you are able to give, pray, or send words of encouragement my dear friends here need some help. Sarah and Dustin are amazing parents and Ben is a cutie with personality. This family gives everything they can to others and I hope others can do the same for them.

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