K.L. Kranes

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People Are Essentially Good: The Brief Story of a Temporarily Lost Dog Named Orphan Wells

Normally, my blog is all about books and writing. But today I'm going to take a little detour from that theme and tell a brief, true and heartwarming story about a lost dog we named Orphan Wells...

Independence Day Parade Brings Out My Competitive Side

It's time for the yearly 4th of July parade in my neighborhood, which means fire trucks, food and costume contests that I must win...

Saturday Story Time: A Bad Cook Plays With Fire

I am many things - mother, wife, reader, resister, writer, generally stubborn human being. I am not, as anyone who knows me can attest, a good cook. I have never been good at the art of cookery, even when I've tried. And yet for some reason, I tried again...

National Tell a Story Day: My Story – A Case of Dognip

April 27th is National Tell a Story Day. To celebrate, this is a story about what it's like to be dognip...

True Life Story Time: Strange Encounters with a Ouija Board

I spend a lot of time in airports. So, I appreciate it when airports have art for my eyes weary of looking at fast food chains and rows and rows of industrial chairs. I've seen paintings and sculptures. But, I never imagined an airport would have a display that would send a chill down my spine...

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