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Meet My Characters: Ethan and Ginger

Another couple of my fictional characters have been patiently waiting for their turn to be introduced, and so I thought it was time. Ethan and Ginger were the main characters in my first 'real' book. Their story has been written and rewritten, edited and changed so many times I've lost track, and yet they remain the same. So, without further ado, here they are.

Meet Ginger. Raised by a loving mom and dad, she's had little in her life to perplex or disturb her. Her older brother is her protector, her parents are her guides, and her Lord is her life. She's known very little sorrow, very little pain. Her world that has been so happy and full of sunshine is suddenly ripped apart when her brother is in a terrible automobile accident and almost loses his life. His recovery takes time, and through it, Ginger comes to realize that time is short, our lives on this earth are not to be taken for granted, and that one must value the blessings God has given before they are take…

Time to meet one of the most important people in my life...

Hello, everyone! I figured it was time to introduce someone who plays an integral part in my life, someone who helps me make decisions, name characters, and decide on yarn colors...
My Mom.
I'll start from the beginning. Mom was born in a small town in GA, although she was raised all over the world because her dad was military. She comes from a military background family. Her grandfather served in three branches, the other grandfather served in one branch, her father and one brother served as well.
Thanks to Mom being raised around the world, she knows a few things that people raised stateside don't- or, at least, isn't common. She knows that German French fries taste weird, how window blinds are different from ours, and some very interesting German phrases.
Mom is right in the middle of two brothers. Yes, I've heard many stories about her growing up with her older brother. Apparently having only brothers is not fun, or so she tells me. My favorite story is her one abo…