Author Archives: stanfordnl

I am Better

I have blue eyes. That makes me better than anyone without blue eyes.   I have blonde hair. That makes me better than anyone without blonde hair. I have a fair complexion. That makes me better than anyone without the exact … Continue reading

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The Teacher Who Changed My Life

For Teacher Appreciation Week: Genevieve Weaver. She was my sophomore English teacher at Centralia High School and she gave me a gift more valuable and more treasured than she will ever know. When I was in her class, I was … Continue reading

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March For Our Lives-My Response

March For Our Lives 3-25-18 My response to the recent marches across this country-and others-in favor of gun control.  I previously read this article on my live Facebook broadcast. On March 24, 2018, young adults across this country stood to … Continue reading

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A Character Sketch

Hokey Sloan was a farmhand at Jenkin’s Ranch.  The ranch was in the middle of west Texas where the ground was dirt and rock and the tumbleweed had free rein.  Hokey lived in a tiny one room shack he had … Continue reading

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Ten Down To Eight

It came to me in a dream. In this dream, I was in Baltimore {a city I have never visited} and I was spending the day following Chip and Joanna Gaines {from Fixer Upper on HGTV} around looking at old … Continue reading

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The Spirit Moves Me

The Spirit Moves Me ©2014 Nancy L. Stanford When Molly George sat down at the desk, she knew, of course, that she was supposed to be working. The problem was, Molly could not seem to focus. She was constantly being … Continue reading

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Here We Go

Six months {or so} ago, I released my first book, Letters to Sarah-Book One.  That day, I was breathless and stunned and feeling a bit out of body.  I had worked for many, many years to reach that point and … Continue reading

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