News & Alert from Suzanne Roy’s American Wild Horse Campaign

Just received this notice from the American Wild Horse Campaign: ...   "We knew this was coming, and now our worst fears have been realized. Yesterday, the Trump Administration released its budget request to Congress for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and it literally places the lives of over 90,000 wild horses and burros in jeopardy. The Administration is asking Congress to lift the ban on killing healthy wild horses and burros or selling them for slaughter. The BLM wants permission to destroy “unadoptable” horses and burros as well as those it considers to be “excess” on the range. If Congress approves this request, the mass killing of the […]

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ECommerce – Good Visual Appeal Even Online

How Does Your Online Store Stack Up? Good visual appeal is so important in making a sale. When shopping at a department store, aren’t we first drawn to an item by its visual attractiveness? If your interest goes any further than “Wow, that’s cute!”, our next reaction will be to touch it, to pick it up, and turn it before our eyes to see its every detail. You know you do … so do we all. It is the natural way of the shopper.  Large department stores have spent millions of dollars learning how to cater to that human desire and to …Every year, millions of dollars are spent in […]

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11 Best Selling Craft Categories

Trying to figure out what you could sell to make a little extra income? Here are some of the more popular choices. Remember, though, to be distinct.  Research and design beforehand – stand out from the crowd. Some of the Best-Selling Craft Categories Sewing, Looming, Knitting Potholders Personalized Towels Placemats Curtains Baby Clothes Themed Wall hangings Throws Quilts Scrunch Scarves Wool or Rag Rugs Saddle Blankets Tote Bags Clutches, Totes or Purses Diapers Napkins Home Decor Products always sell well.   Pottery Candles Paintings Tapestries Birdhouses Painted Gourds and Baskets Bedroom and Bathroom Decor Window Frames Ornaments Sculptures Wind chimes Wood Carvings Stained Glass Garden Decor Paper goods:  Journals Greeting Cards […]

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Excerpt: The Sacrifice of the Sage Hen

 An Excerpt from The Sacrifice of the Sage Hen PROLOGUE   Deep in the woods, a scream pierced the night, lifting through the trees toward the sky. It was shrill and enduring, a scream of pain and agony. Minutes later, there came another scream and then another. Like echoes in a canyon, they bounced off snow-capped mountains, to finally be swallowed up by the denseness of the pines.   With each outcry, the timid and frightened deer stopped their late-afternoon feeding, lifted their heads, and flitted their eyes in nervous uncertainty. Squirrels halted only long enough to acknowledge the unfamiliar sound, then re turned to their raucous harvesting. Overhead, an […]

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Synopsis The Sacrifice of the Sage Hen

Book Synopsis: Have you ever wanted to write your own Great American Novel?  Learn how to get started here. ******* The Sacrifice of the Sage Hen A Novel of the American West, 1859 Missouri The people are restless – the effects of prejudice and hate.  Blood has already been spilled, and now there is talk of war…. a War Between the States! The Town of Independence Missouri has become a hub of activity as hundreds prepare for their exciting journey to Oregon. This spring’s wagon train, piloted by Peter Chastain, plans to pull out as soon as the grass is long enough to keep the stock fed and healthy.  And […]

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