Hi! I'm Kelly.

As a writer, I've always been interested in family stories. When I heard of a Satanic cult in my family tree, I thought I'd found the story of a lifetime. Read more.

That's what you get in October.

That's what you get in October.

The theme for tomorrow's "show and share" is kindness, so after dinner I braved the autumn rain to pick a nosegay of flowers from the yard: two coneflowers, a sprig of mums and a few spikes of variegated liriope flowers, all tied with a too-big burlap ribbon. A sad bouquet if ever there was one, but that's what you get in early October.

The mornings, though. The mornings are stunning. The dew glistens, and the mist rises gossamer-white from the fields, and my heart swells full enough to get me through the day. 

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I checked out The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen from the library today. I don't typically peruse the fiction shelf, but its thick binding and quirky type caught my eye.

Amazon describes it this way: 

"With an eccentric group of friends he founds the wickedly anarchic Old-But-Not-Dead Club--'Rule #3: No Whining Allowed'--and he and his best friend, Evert, gleefully stir up trouble, enraging the home's humorless director and turning themselves into unlikely heroes."

How could I resist? 

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