Hi All – it’s been a very busy couple of months with all the holidays but now that 2011 has arrived, the new year brings new opportunities to read and […]
This book introduces us to the inside life of Dolly Madison which includes her family, her character, and her impact on America. By reading about Dolly you also learn about the early years of our country and how the founding fathers impacted the way America was born, how America dealt with other countries, and how our government was established. You also get an inside peek at James Madison, the husband of Dolly.
The setting for this book is Pilotville, Louisiana and the time period is 1927. The main character, Reverend Hale Poser, comes to this town looking for his roots – he was raised in an orphanage and has recently learned his home town is Pilotville. He has come there for answers but instead he is drawn into a mystery…a kidnapping of an infant. As he looks for the baby he stumbles upon a hidden plantation with a terrible secret. As he learns more about Pilotville and the inhabitants he discovers who he is and why he has returned.
I wrote the below piece as a short story entry in a writing contest. Not so much for the prize but more for the practice of writing…although the prize money […]
The story takes you back to Mississippi, the year is 1955 when segregation and prejudice still reign. You are introduced to the Johnson family and the Cuthbert family – the Johnsons are black, the Cuthbert whites. An incident between them ignites a revolution for the blacks in Money, Mississippi that will forever change the way people are treated in this city.
The story has multiple main characters with Margaret and Vida being the top two. Their lives come together when Vida writes Margaret a letter telling Margaret she has been chosen to write her life story. Uncertain at first, Margaret decides to accept this offer and travels to Vida’s estate.