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Preparing for Conference

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

I’m leaving my family. Yes, I’ve planned it all out. Don’t get in my way, and don’t try to change my mind. The buckboard┬áSuburban is packed, there’s a note taped on the refrigerator, and I’m headed out of town, leaving the husband and kids behind to hunt and peck through the pantry for themselves. Gone […]

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Practicing in Public

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

I experienced stage fright tonight for the first time that I can remember. I guess I was lucky that way. Here’s the story and what I learned about writing from bombing a choir try-out. Our new worship minister decided to have solo “try-outs” for our praise team. Not that we’d get kicked off the team […]

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Pico de Gallo in Ohio

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

Everyone knows that Tex-Mex food outside the borders of Texas isn’t really Tex-Mex. My oldest daughter, born and raised in Texas, has been transplanted to Ohio. This week, I’ve had to take Tex-Mex to her. Thus, I missed one ROW80 check-in and most of my goals. It turns out pico de gallo (PEE ko de […]

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Walking on the Moon with Pinterest

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

Inspiration can come from anywhere; all an author has to do is stay “tuned in” to capture those ideas, those kernels, that form the nucleus of a new story. I’m a visually-oriented person, and a large percentage of my ideas come to me through things I see. Art, photos, TV, movies, and real life supply […]

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My Next Fifty Years

By Kathrese McKee | Feature

  Listening to Tim McGraw sing his song, “My Next Thirty Years,” made me stop and consider my future. In his song, he implies that he’s just turned thirty. Given that I’ve crossed the Human Date Line of fifty years, I’ve decided to look ahead to my next fifty years. See? I do listen to […]

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