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Day Trip by Tara Randel

As we do every year, my daughter and I went to EPCOT for the Flower and Garden Festival. We always have a lovely day at the park, strolling around the countries to look at the gardens and the amazing topiary. … Continue reading

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Jeeps On the Beach by Tara Randel

Last weekend my husband and I drove over to Daytona Beach for Jeep Beach 2022. For those who aren’t into Jeeps, I can tell you that the weekend was all things Jeep! We started our day at the Daytona International … Continue reading

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Kids and Their Activities by Tara Randel

Did you notice when your children were growing up, or if they’re involved in sports or hobbies right now, that their interests become our interests? Driving to practices or sporting events, music lessons, after school programs, dance, gymnastics or cheerleading, … Continue reading

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A Spark Of An Idea by Tara Randel

As a fiction author, I get asked all the time, where do you get your ideas? The answer? Everywhere. Some little detail or big picture idea will capture my attention and I have to sit down and figure it out. … Continue reading

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Are You Ready? by Tara Randel

As we get ready for Thanksgiving, I’m reminded of why this is my favorite holiday. I’ve already got the turkey, side dish ingredients and can’t wait to start the pies. I took over cooking for Thanksgiving many years ago and … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Reader Are You? by Tara Randel

So many books, so little time! Long before I started writing, and then became a published author, I was a huge reader. Still am to this day. Some of my fondest memories are of going to the library in our … Continue reading

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Never Forget by Tara Randel

This weekend I watched many of the ceremonies commemorating the events of September 11, 2001. I think about where I was that day and how the tragedy affected me not only on a personal level, but as an American. I … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Fallen by Tara Randel

Today we honor those who gave their lives to defend our country. I’ve had many family members in the military, and thankfully none perished during their time serving this great country. It takes dedication, courage and a sense of the … Continue reading

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Have A Blessed Thanksgiving by Tara Randel

Can you believe it’s already Thanksgiving week? While at times it seems like this year has dragged on, in other ways time had flown by. I’ve been busy writing, so that makes the days move fast for me. I get … Continue reading

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An Autumn State of Mind by Tara Randel

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.  Psalm 24:1 Today I’m in an autumn state of mind. I love this time of year and have decided that no matter what … Continue reading

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Running The Race by Tara Randel

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation? by Tara Randel

Since this year has been far from normal, it seems like many folks are planning to stay close to home, if they even take a summer vacation this year. School has either started in some places, or will start soon … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Positives by Tara Randel

I was thinking about the summer so far, and despite all the challenges going on in the world right now, I decided to come up with three positive things adding joy to my life. Once I started, I found it … Continue reading

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Getting Through by Tara Randel

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 So far we have … Continue reading

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Secondary Characters by Tara Randel

Last time I posted, I talked about the appeal of books set in a small town. There’s nothing like returning to the place where your characters shine and you fall in love with the locale. When I read series books, … Continue reading

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