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Peggy Keener: The sticky pact between PB and me

So, here’s the deal. I love peanut butter. I mean seriously, I really, really do! For starters, it’s always dependably delicious. But more importantly, it ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, September 15, 2023 7:55 pm

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Peggy Keener: Romance behind the steering wheel

Raise your hand if your teenage life was enriched in the yummiest of ways by a good movie at the drive-in theater. Look! All the ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, September 1, 2023 5:01 pm

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Peggy Keener: Queen of the nail biters

It’s midnight. You know you should be asleep … but nothing can stop you from turning the page. You must find out what happens next. ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, August 18, 2023 5:20 pm

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Peggy Keener: The sassyest of sauces

I know. I know. I KNOW! It seems that everything is made in China. We just can’t get away from it. Sorry to tell you, ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, August 4, 2023 5:02 pm

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Peggy Keener: The frigid history of ice

Author’s note: I regret telling you that the 3rd Part of “Out of Darkness, A Light,” mysteriously vanished into such deep impenetrable cyberspace that I ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, July 21, 2023 5:42 pm

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From out of darkness, a light: Part 2

In his first year at the school for blind boys, Louis studied history, grammar, arithmetic and geography, but the subject he loved most was music. ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, July 7, 2023 5:34 pm

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Peggy Keener: From out of darkness, a light

Louis loved watching his father, a saddle maker in their small French village. To him, his father’s assortment of leather and tools were the center ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, June 23, 2023 5:41 pm

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Keener: From Out of Darkness, A Light

Louis loved watching his father, a saddle maker in their small French village. To him, his father’s assortment of leather and tools were the center ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, June 9, 2023 2:00 pm

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Peggy Keener: Words of wisdom

Do you realize that we have within each of us the capacity to make a difference? Indeed, we always, always have this never ending ability, ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, May 26, 2023 5:26 pm

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Peggy Keener: Passage to India

In 1988, when our daughter, Erin, was a student at Oxford University in England, she was given a fellowship to study for a year anywhere ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, May 12, 2023 6:38 pm

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Annie Lane: The day our sainted mother crumbled

My mother was ferociously fertile. Her fecundity was so powerful, all it took for her to get pregnant was to hear dad’s car pull into ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, April 28, 2023 6:06 pm

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Peggy Keener: When the arrow flew from cupid’s bow

There I was doing it again, staring for the umpteenth time. My eyes couldn’t stop roving his way as he always—mystifyingly always!—listened attentively up there ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, April 14, 2023 8:19 pm

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Peggy Keener: The regal eagle, our national symbol

From my home on Turtle Creek, I regularly see bald eagles. They never cease to excite me unlike, say, crows or robins. It’s because eagles ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Tuesday, April 4, 2023 5:24 pm

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Peggy Keener: Does what bugs me, bug you?

So, here it is. I have some things that really rub me raw, vexing me in the most irritating of ways. Maybe it’s just me, ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, March 17, 2023 6:12 pm

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Peggy Keener: Hearts, roses … and a sour note

Now that Valentine’s Day is behind us and all that lovey dovey business is over, I thought it would be interesting to tell you some ... Read more

by Peggy Keener, Friday, March 3, 2023 5:39 pm

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