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December 19 Tractor Time

    Tractor Time     When this old world starts getting me down And people are just too much for me to face. I climb way up to the top of the stairs And all my cares just drift right into space. On the ...

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December 18 The Heavenly Choir

                                                           The Heavenly Choir   Christmas season—The Dry Creek Church choir sings beautifully in a way beyond ...

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Dec. 4: Santa Claus is Coming . . . to School

My short story collection, Christmas Jelly, was written in 32 chapters.  This allows you (the reader) to enjoy one chapter per day beginning on December 1 and ending on January 1. Here’s today’s serving of Christmas Jelly! Enjoy! Santa Claus is Coming . . . to School ...

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Get ready for a spoonful of Christmas Jelly

A word from Curt Tomorrow,December 1, begins a daily blog of chapters from our short story collection, Christmas Jelly. The foreword below shares how you and your family can use these stories to brighten the Christmas season. Enjoy. DeDe and I and the Creekbank family ...

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A Reader Favorite: “The Evening Holler”

  My brother-in-law Gordy Glaser’s favorite Creekbank story is “The Evening Holler.” This is the first story from my first book, Stories from the Creekbank. Seventeen years later, it is still my most requested story. Enjoy an audio file of The Evening Holler read by ...

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December 19 Christmas Jelly: “Tractor Time”

    Tractor Time     When this old world starts getting me down And people are just too much for me to face. I climb way up to the top of the stairs And all my cares just drift right into space. On the ...

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December 22: A Gift from DQ

  The following story comes from chapter 22 of our short story collection,  Christmas Jelly. A Gift from DQ     Christmas is a time for gifts, and there are all types of gifts. The best gifts come from our hands and hearts. They are ...

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Dec. 8: Christmas Jelly . . . and Mandela’s Death

Scroll down to read today’s story from Christmas Jelly. Meeting Nelson Mandela on the Damascus Road   It’s big news all over Africa. Nelson Mandela has died. “Mandiba” (his African name) was loved by Africans and rightfully respected by the world. When I heard of ...

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Dec. 5: Christmas and the word, “Believe . . .”

What it Means to Believe   This excerpt from my recent novel, A Spent Bullet, is a conversation between Harry Miller, a young soldier and Levon Reed, the father of the girl he plans to marry. It’s a conversation between two men about belief. A ...

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January 1: A New Year

    January 1 Lagniappe: A New Year  Scroll down to read Epilogue and Postscript   Our wonderful Cajun culture has a unique word. Lagniappe. It means something extra, and goes back to the rural tradition of shop owners giving faithful customers a little something ...

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The Man in the Hat . . . and Ed and Kat King

His face softened as he extended his hand. His grip was just as strong as I expected. I hope mine was too. “Sir, I really mean it. I appreciate what you did for our country.”

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“I am Lottie Moon” Week at The Creek

Learn more about Lottie Moon by scrolling down* or visiting her Wikipedia page. You can also learn more and give directly to the Lottie Moon Mission Offering. Hey Friends, December 1-8 is the Week of Prayer among our denomination.  It is the time when we ...

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Wal Mart in the Sahara: Thoughts on the Self-Aware Life

  Friday, November 23, 2012                         Black Friday: A Wal Mart in the Sahara “It is the most important rule of the desert. You must learn to watch, to be sure, and always remember ...

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Get a FREE e-book copy of Christmas Jelly!

So with Thanksgiving in our sights, we here at Creekbank stories want to share some holiday love with folks.  Right now, continuing until December 1st, sign up for our Newsletter and get a free e-book of Christmas Jelly! https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/248228 Tell your friends!  Remember, we send ...

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