Pat Wahler

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Pat Wahler is an award-winning writer of historical fiction, romance, and creative nonfiction. Her work has appeared in sixteen Chicken Soup for the Soul books, Sasee Magazine, Storyteller Magazine, Reader's Digest, and many other publications. She is the winner of Western Fictioneers' Best First Novel of 2018 and the Walter Williams Special Award for Literary Merit.

Pat is a Missouri native and avid reader. Her family includes rescue animals Bogey, a feisty cat; and Winston, an overly opinionated Peke-a-poo.

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It Isn’t Only for November

November is the month of gratitude.





For a learning project, I decided to help my grandson create a Thanksgiving wreath. When I asked him to name something he felt thankful for, he didn’t hesitate.





“Lettuce,” he announced.





Lest you think my grandson is a salad connoisseur, let me explain. Lettuce is his favorite stuffed animal; a cat. Well-loved enough to have become worn and shabby, Lettuce travels to school for nap time every d...announced.


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Long and definitely not a light read, but thoroughly researched.
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To this day, people remain fascinated by the outlaw, Jesse James. Movie-makers figured this out early on. Even the mention of Jesse’s name sold tickets. Evidence of this can be found in the many shows which feature the outlaw. Some of the productions ...more
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“Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
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“I thought such awful thoughts that I cannot even say them out loud because they would make Jesus want to drink gin straight out of the cat dish.”
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“I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child.”
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