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And, Now the Rest of the Story…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Yesterday I shared with you my feelings on the 11th anniversary of 9/11. I also mentioned that as a whole 2001 was a turning point…a seminal year for me personally. In May of that year, on our son’s 21st birthday, my husband of 27 years walked out to start a new life with a woman… Continue reading And, Now the Rest of the Story…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The BamaSteelMagnolia™ Diaries: Chapter 6–“Till Death Do Us Part…Well, Maybe” or The Wedding Ring Block, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The BamaSteelMagnolia™ Diaries: Chapter 6 – “Till Death Do Us Part…Well, Maybe” or The Wedding Ring Block And the two shall become one flesh; so they are no longer two, but one flesh. Mark 10:8 NASB (*This post can also be seen at my quilt blog Around the Block with the BamaSteelMagnolia™ where I am… Continue reading The BamaSteelMagnolia™ Diaries: Chapter 6–“Till Death Do Us Part…Well, Maybe” or The Wedding Ring Block, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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My First Poppy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Years ago I was a horticulture major…at least that was one of my courses of studies. I was a few hours short of an AA degree when the ex, Gomez had a car wreck and broke his neck. Being the loving wife that I was, I dropped out of school to take care of him… Continue reading My First Poppy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Divorce Has Lasting Toll on Health, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Divorce Has Lasting Toll on Health Shared via AddThis I found the above article this morning on WebMD and feel it applies to my concern for women's health matters. Please take the time to read it...especially if you are a survivor of divorce or someone in your family is! This one personally hit home for… Continue reading Divorce Has Lasting Toll on Health, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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How Dry I Am…by Beverly Hicks Burch

How Dry I Am… By Beverly Hicks Burch In 1993 I finally got a name for the “thing” that had been making so sick and fatigued for years. Sometimes just having a name for your illness is a blessing…it serves to alleviate your fears that you might be crazy! Thankfully I was referred to a… Continue reading How Dry I Am…by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Lonesome Dove, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Lonesome Dove By Beverly Hicks Burch Spring is around the corner and daylight savings time has “sprung forward”. (I hate loosing that hour!) That’s a clear sign things will soon be turning warmer and we’ll see changes all around us. Days are becoming longer and I’ve detected the return of certain little friends. As kids… Continue reading Lonesome Dove, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries – Chapter 2: Southern Belle and Yankee Puzzle…or a House Divided Will Fall..

The BamaSteelMagnolia™ Diaries – Chapter 2: Southern Belle and Yankee Puzzle…or a House Divided Will Fall… By Beverly Hicks Burch In her book A Quilter’s Diary: Written in Stitches, author Mimi Dietrich includes a section on “heritage”. Many of you would not be surprised to know I was drawn to that section. After all, genealogy… Continue reading The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries – Chapter 2: Southern Belle and Yankee Puzzle…or a House Divided Will Fall..

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The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries – Introduction, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The BamaSteelMagnolia™ Diaries Introduction By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, 2009 is here! First, I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! The last month has been extremely busy and hectic for me. I still don’t know why I opted to take two classes this session…anyway…that’s all over and done… I have to admit… Continue reading The BamaSteelMagnolia(TM) Diaries – Introduction, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Anniversary – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Anniversary – Part 1 By Beverly Hicks Burch I am approaching an anniversary in a few days (Oct. 25th). It’s an anniversary I hope I don’t share with too many people. You see on Oct. 25th, 1995 a thoracic surgeon removed 60% of my left lung because of cancer. It’s so hard to believe it’s… Continue reading Anniversary – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Do Remember… By Beverly Hicks Burch The ringing of the phone jolted me out of my sleep that morning at a little passed 8:00 AM CST. On the other end was an agitated and alarmed male voice admonishing me, “Momma quick, turn on the TV. The World Trade Towers have been attacked!!” What?! How… Continue reading I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch