Author Archives: christyfarrisbooks

About christyfarrisbooks

Writer of young adult fantasy, romance and humor. Mother of seven. High ruler of the Kingdom of Crazy. :D

Taking Momma Home

Recently I had the chance to take my momma back to her hometown. Now for some people this might not seem like a big deal but growing up, we lived like gypsies. When asked where I am from, I have … Continue reading

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Peeling Apples

The sky lightens around me, uncovering the yard beyond my porch. The autumn air dries the apple juice on my fingers, the chill permeating my knuckles. Pains streak through them as I run the knife around and around the rough … Continue reading

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We don’t need television in Hope

We don’t need television in Hope. Now I know I’ve said this before but it really is true. Anything you’d ever want to watch, we have live in Hope. We have our own personal weather man, Doc. Now he may … Continue reading

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Why we don’t have rubber snakes

If you are looking to remodel, I’m the girl for the job. That is if you want a new hole in the wall. At least that’s what my family says. They tested their theory a while back. Daniel had gotten … Continue reading

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Bob: Handsome Hair and Hunting Stories

Bob has handsome hair or at least he says he does. He likes to comb it and tell everyone how handsome it is. And we all know what kind of liar he is.               … Continue reading

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More Characters from Hope

There are many different characters in and around Hope. I’m sure there are strange folks everywhere but some of these guys take the cake. Like the time John got a scooter. Now he enjoyed riding that scooter all day and … Continue reading

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He Waited For You (poem)

  He waited for you. His tail wagging, his ears perked up as you drove away. He waited for you. As you left the drive, he laid his head upon his paws. Content to stay until you returned. He waited … Continue reading

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Old Country Stores, Daily Entertainment

Around Hope, we prize our old country stores. Though some have changed over the years, we still derive much pleasure from them. One of the stores around here once had a drive thru added. But not in the way you … Continue reading

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Teaching my kids the “Oldies”

Music plays a huge part in my life. I love music. If I go for a couple of days without listening to any kind of music, I feel depression begin to creep over me. I am a lover of all … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Games

My kids have great imaginations. Sometimes that’s a great thing, other times it causes multiple trips to the emergency room. At our house we have “hillbilly” games. These games are like ordinary games but with some twists. One of their … Continue reading

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