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Cindy Hval

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Cindy Hval is a columnist and correspondent for The Spokesman Review newspaper in Spokane, Washington. Her “Front Porch” column offers humorous, often poignant commentary about life, love and raising sons– not necessarily in that order.

Her first book, "War Bonds: Love Stories From the Greatest Generation" was published by Casemate in 2015. She's currently working on her second book "Tiaras & Testosterone: TNT."

You can also read her work in numerous anthologies including 10 volumes of the Chicken Soup For the Soul series.

Cindy is the mother of four sons ages 28 to 18 and is owned by two cats, also boys. She and her husband, Derek, recently celebrated their 32nd anniversary.

Her idea of heaven is a room full of books and all the time in the
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I'm a bit behind on last year's summer reading, so I'm really looking forward to catching up!
On my reading list this summer:
All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey, Rachel Joyce
Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf
Into the Water, Paula Hawkins
The Thing About Jellyfish, Ali Benjamin
Idaho, Emily Ruskovich
Narrow River, Wide Sky: A Memoir, Jenny Forrester
And most importantly, The Crows of Beara by my cousin Julie Christine Johnson!
Here's to reading and sunshine(less)
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Framing your story

So much of a story is in how it’s framed. Beautiful things shine all the brighter against the darkest backgrounds
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“LOVE LESSON A good attitude is the secret to a happy relationship. Accept the person you married and don’t constantly find fault.”—Tex Gaynos”
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“the road, but thank God, she didn’t.” LOVE LESSON “Pay attention! Marriage is a two-way street. It isn’t all about your way and it isn’t all about her way. It’s the together that counts.”—Milt Stafford”
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