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Amelia's Chance At Life – An Excerpt from Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness

Amelia’s Chance At Life – an excerpt from Goodness Abounds

I think you will enjoy Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck’s book, Goodness Abounds:  365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, available on Amazon. There are over 275 Soulful Contributors of which I am but one. I chose to tell a story…

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What are you reading? Two favorites from Sharon at sharonswalkabout.com

What Are You Reading?

During this past Fall, I joined a book discussion group at the local library which was led by one of the librarians. For our reading pleasure, she introduced ten books to us. Books that were about 300 pages in length,…

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Rescue me, please! A rescue kitty who found Sharon at sharonswalkabout.com

Rescue me, please!

I was sitting at my computer one afternoon when Michelle called me from her work place. She asked if I would go to the local pet store and check out a “rescue cat” the animal shelter had on their internet…

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Up, up and away with Sharon at sharonswalkabout.com

Up, up, and away

Several years ago, Akira, my Son-in-law, bought equipment to take on the sport of Paramotoring, also known as Powered Paragliding. The term was used by Englishman Mike Byrne in 1980, and became popular in France around 1986, when La Mouette…

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Jennie's Original Pierogies Staff with Sharon at sharonswalkabout.com

Jennie’s Homemade Pierogies

I was told at one time this area held a very large population of Polish immigrants. Driving around the neighborhood streets, I saw quite a few Polish names of businesses. At the grocery store I saw a frozen bin of…

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Naptime for a Boston Terrier with Sharon at sharonswalkabout.com

Please, this is my nap time, don’t bother me!

Olivia loves to take naps. If she can find something to snuggle under and cover her head, that would be perfect for her. Her habit is to nap after breakfast, awhile in the afternoon and a practice nap in the…

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About Sharon

I was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. I spent most of my life there raising a family, owning a business and being involved with the community.

Now a senior citizen, I live with my daughter, Michelle and her husband, George in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. Just before coming to Dearborn, I had the chance to live with my daughter, Marci and her husband, Akira for almost a year in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan. I have a bonus daughter too, Mikaela who lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I am blessed to have these women as daughters and these men as sons-in-law, my teachers one and all.

I begin writing six years ago as a way to keep in touch with friends and family while I was living in Japan. This led to contributing to a book and now I am working on a memoir.

HI I'm Sharon from sharonswalkabout.com

I'm a contributing author!

Looking for a good book to read? I think you will enjoy Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck’s book, Goodness Abounds:  365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, available on Amazon. There are over 275 Soulful Contributors of which I am but one. I chose to tell a story about the life of a precious kitty named Amelia. Read her story here >>

Sharon Smith is a contributing author in Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, an Amazon Bestseller.