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Welcome to Onword, mining life's golden moments from California's Mother Lode.

Not exactly home sweet home

At first glance, the beam outside my office window looks like the perfect nesting place. But  it's really a Twilight Zone nightmare location.

Breakfast Blues

As unemployment rises, the sale of fast-food breakfasts is dropping through the floor.

This Year's Oscars

Obviously, I'm not in tune with the academy. The only winner I chose that agreed with the academy was "Up" for best animated film.

Winter’s grip weakens

Despite winter's chill and the dark insistent rain clouds, signs of spring are all around. We simply have to be patient and wait out another storm or two.

Defining who we are

Although there are many ways to define who we are, we generally choose one or two characteristics to say to others, "This is who I really am."

My love affair with American Indians

Native Americans captured my imagination before I even knew how to read.

Be happy or even happier

Five things you can do to increase your happiness


Small herds of deer wander through our property almost every day. Last summer

one of them decided to spend her afternoons in closer proximity.

A few thoughts on kindness

Angels Camp, California, has been proclaimed an official kindness zone.

San Francisco Writers Conference

This weekend gathering warmed many writers' hearts.

Onword - My Blog

Ebooks By Sunny Lockwood





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