By Huckleberry Press / July 21, 2022 /
Rosalie German-Murrey

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. That’s a lot of people doing a lot of good with only the well-being of others as the bottom line.

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Drive A Golden Spike To Celebrate Railroad Days

By Huckleberry Press / May 12, 2022 /
drive a spike

Spokane was a major hub for a number of railroads in the late 1800’s right up to today. Companies like the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Burlington Northern, Milwaukee Road, Union Pacific. Spokane International, Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railroads served the area and branched out to almost every community to serve farmers, ranchers and passengers who used railroads as their primary form of transportation and shipping

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Love Letter to my Hometown and my Dad; the Ultimate Santa

By Huckleberry Press / December 24, 2021 /

Maybe it’s the time of year, or the fact that living in Farmington, New Mexico will never feel like home. I’m feeling particularly nostalgic during this holiday season. I’ve never experienced the great Hallmark holiday and I’ve had plenty of Christmases worthy of the Grinch.

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Rocky Road Brownies

By Huckleberry Press / August 16, 2021 /
Chocolate Sauce

I started making these brownies about 10 years ago. The very first time I made them, I was a little intimidated by the “hot” frosting. I’m happy I went for it.

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MyChoice Clinic on Frontlines of COVID Baby Boom

By Huckleberry Press / June 24, 2021 /

Motorists driving past MyChoice Clinic on North Ash Street might be forgiven for missing it. At first glance, the classic American Foursquare house nestled behind stately trees and pristine foundation plantings looks like someone’s home — until you see the sign.

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Mothers Day

By Huckleberry Press / May 13, 2021 /

Every year we hurry to find the perfect gift or card for our mothers on Mother’s Day. In Canada and the US Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May.

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Life is full of surprises, isn’t it?!

By Huckleberry Press / March 5, 2021 /

While visiting my youngest sister in the town of my youth, I answered a late night video call from my other sister who our mother is visiting across the country, and there’s a solemn request for the two of us to enter a super secret cone of silence for this conversation.

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The Crucible

By Huckleberry Press / December 16, 2020 /

My son asked me if we could turn the power off again “like that one time”. I was in the middle of making dinner, laundry stuffed in both the washer and dryer and every person in the house engaged in some screen related activity.

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The Metal Wedding Band

By Huckleberry Press / November 27, 2020 /

Two of my uncles died during WWI in Northeast Italy—one, my mom’s brother Vincenzo, a Red Cross soldier; and the other, my dad’s brother Attilio, a soldier who succumbed to The Great Influenza of 1918.

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Road Tripping with the Denglers, Part 2

By Huckleberry Press / August 5, 2020 /

It wouldn’t be truthful of me to share that our road trips go off without a hitch. This one, not just being the farthest distance traveled, was the most unpredictable we’ve ever encountered.

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