Author Archives: Barbara K Tyner

About Barbara K Tyner

A graduate of UCCS with a degree in English Lit., Barbara writes Children's Literature as well as mainstream fiction. Her popular children's series, The Badger Books, is co-authored with Barbara's daughter, Laura. Her first novel, "Wait Here, Wait There" deals with grief and Alzheimer's. Her second novel, Rhyaden, a middle grade fantasy released Nov. 2018. Gardening, exploring National Parks, Kayaking, hiking, and snow-shoeing top her list of favorite hobbies.

Seek

Once again, I’m going to blame the late Thanksgiving for how fast the holidays are sneaking up. I did get some baking done, and a Christmas light viewing in downtown Fort Collins. The city always does such a wonderful, magical … Continue reading

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Ideas

Smaller footprint ideas: When your gas lawn mower gives out, weed eaters and trimmers too, replace them with an electric one. I’ve had one for years now, and I’ve never regretted it. Today’s models have even better batteries and can … Continue reading

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Small Things

“The stockings are hung by the chimney with care.”  My granddaughters came to spend the night, and decorated my tree. I must say, they did a lovely job. They oohed and aahed when they pulled out ornaments they had made … Continue reading

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Crisis

Here we go again. I am singing song lyrics this morning. I don’t know why. Maybe the Christmas music has charged my brain in a particular mode for lyrical expression. However, the Christmas decorations are not hopping out of the … Continue reading

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Less and Less

Snow, snow, snow! Great if you ski, shovel snow for a living, or like to drink water. Otherwise, it is a bit of an inconvenience when it falls anywhere but in the mountains or on the lawn. Snow is definitely … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

The IRS gets the last laugh. They decided they DID want me to submit the form one more time. I should never have blogged that everything was finally done. So, now, instead of looking for a check from them the … Continue reading

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Leave Behind

I am watching an impossible decision unfold around me: the death of an immediate family member and a wedding that’s been planned and looked forward to for a year. I have no answers. I am just so very sorry that … Continue reading

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