Nina Keenam, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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Let’s not take our blessings for granted

Even though I am usually in a hurry when I push my cart up and down the aisles of a bright, cheery super market, I ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, November 26, 2022 7:30 am

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It’s difficult to resist a strawberry

What fruit is the only one that its seeds grow on the outside instead of the inside? If you are puzzled over that description, here ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, November 19, 2022 7:30 am

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Woodpeckers always get attention

I was happy I had a field guide handy when I noticed a rather big bird picking the ground in my front yard. According to ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, November 12, 2022 7:30 am

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With weather, it pays to be prepared

I woke up a few days ago to find October slipped away and November settling right in. Another year is almost gone. Thanksgiving is just ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, November 5, 2022 7:30 am

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Do you have Native American ancestry?

Do you have Indian blood? I once claimed I was part Indian. I am not. When I was a youngster, my fun-loving daddy, my mother ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:30 am

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Lots to see when traveling off the interstate

When construction was underway on an interstate highway one hot, sunny day, my husband and I chose to travel the back roads on the way ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 15, 2022 7:30 am

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Opal offers knowledge of the portable sawmill

A portable sawmill? As a youngster, I often visited a sawmill that was supervised by the father of one of my friends. But it was ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 8, 2022 7:30 am

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What a difference a “date” makes

Everything was in preparation for a Sunday afternoon wedding. The bride-to-be had been busy as bees around a beehive for weeks, taking care of business ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 1, 2022 7:30 am

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Follow your dreams with God’s guidance

Clint had a lifelong dream. If only he could stand before an audience and sing praises to God. But Clint stuttered. Most words that did ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, September 24, 2022 7:30 am

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Junk mail can be pleasurable sometimes

A 1957 Ford Skyliner was pictured on the cover of a catalog advertising small die-cast replicas of cars and airplanes that showed up in my ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, September 17, 2022 7:30 am

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