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Jan Penton Miller, Author at The Bogalusa Daily News

Columns

What is the real answer?

The rain beat down on the roof, and the March wind howled giving the early blooming bulbs a good soaking all through the night last ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:51 pm

Columns

Being changed by love

The heavy scent of gardenias filled my nostrils as I stood in the crooked line meandering around the side of the church. All of us ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:43 pm

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Over my head at times

As a child I loved the water until one eventful day changed my perspective. The small community where we lived had one doctor. His office ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Monday, February 15, 2021 11:58 am

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Love remains pivotal

Occasionally I like to do a little research into our holidays and their origins. My dad loved history, and my brothers and I all seem ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:47 pm

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Things change at times

The sun beat down, causing beads of sweat to run down my freckled face. I could taste the salt when I licked my lips, and ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:16 pm

Columns

Put on dancing shoes

I could hardly keep my feet from taking me into the front bedroom so I could peek in the closet. The lure was almost unbearable, ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:30 pm

Columns

Hooray for cold weather

I hurried out the door this morning to big, fat, beautiful snowflakes twirling and whirling through the air. This was a surprise, since I thought ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:22 am

Columns

Looking forward

At no other time in life have I looked forward to a new year more. I like to take stock of the previous 365, and ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:09 pm

Columns

A guest, a pest

“There, I hear it again! Come here, Ryan! Listen to this!” And once again … silence. Finally, this became a running joke since the rustling ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:38 pm

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Christmas reflections

Christmas is the one time of the year when we want all to be right with the world. We want a Norman Rockwell, picture perfect ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:06 pm

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