Category: Books/Reading

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The Beavers of Shady Pond

by Phyllis Bohonis My thoughts often take me back to our shady little pond. Our quiet haven. It was small as ponds go, maybe forty feet across. A pair of tall white birch trees...

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Ottawa Public Library – Richmond

The local Library is an important asset and institution in Richmond. Besides the obvious pleasure brought to many through library lending programs or public access to computers, there are many other programs as well....

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Photo & Poem: FUR

FUR Text and photo by Lee Ann Eckhardt Smith   Rippling silk on a golden retriever Furry: Nickname for the uncle with the beard Fur: What Nature paints with, in winter. Lee Ann Eckhardt...

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The Hitch-Hiker

THE HITCH-HIKER by Phyllis Bohonis Sandy looked up as another customer entered the highway restaurant where she waitressed. He hesitated before slowly easing his way in and choosing a stool at the counter. He...

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Why Can’t I Write Poetry?

Why Can’t I Write Poetry? By Phyllis Bohonis Poets always get it right. They have a knack for making the ordinary seem extra-ordinary; the mundane spectacular. After offering to write something about winter, I sit...

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Abundance

Meet Lee Ann Eckhardt Smith, a long-time resident of Richmond and professional writer with two acclaimed non-fiction books and many magazine articles to her credit. An amateur genealogist as well, Lee Ann loves to...

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Teacups & Roses

by Phyllis Bohonis Everything had to be just so. My best bone china was carefully removed from the cabinet in which it was displayed. My Irish linen table cloth was unwrapped from the blue...

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Local Author to be featured on The HUB

Meet Phyllis Bohonis a Richmond resident and author with five novels published. Her works are available at The Village Shoppe on Perth Street or through bookstores. Most of her books involve characters who are...