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Winning Entries for "Twilight Years"

The Challenge winners will be posted here two weeks after entries close for each topic, and the Highest Ranked entries will be posted sometime later that day or the next.

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Winning Entries for "Twilight Years"

Postby impeej » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:43 am


1st Place The Portrait by Debbie Roome ... p?id=30272

2nd Place Miss Stuart by Beth Muehlhausen ... p?id=30263

3rd Place Rocking Chairs by Rachel Burkum ... p?id=30270

4th Place The Old Pardner by Ann Grover ... p?id=30320

5th Place Ornery Oscola's Fortuitous Beaner by Michele Roach ... p?id=30335

6th Place Broken Vows that Heaven Allows by Mariane Holbrook ... p?id=30265

7th Place Hush by Jan Ackerson ... p?id=30259

8th Place Can You Hear Me? By Yvonne Blake ... p?id=30245

9th Place Melville's Got Dementia by Melanie Kerr ... p?id=30339

10th Place The Breathing Disease by Gregory Kane ... p?id=30331


Level 1 – Beginners

1st Place Twilight? (i) by Margaret Villanueva ... p?id=30179

2nd Place I Will Not Go Quietly by Matt Zink ... p?id=30220

3rd Place Visit to the Veterans Domiciliary by Bill Hunt ... p?id=30178

Highly Commended:

In Plain Sight by Pam Vashaw ... p?id=30345

The Twilight Rendezvous by Maria Catterick ... p?id=30198

Level 2 – Intermediate

1st Place Last Look by Bryan Rudolph ... p?id=30347

2nd Place Memory Card Full by Amy Stanbury ... p?id=30288

3rd Place The Church and the Dandelion by Pat Sipperly ... p?id=30227

Highly Commended:

Beyond My Factory Warranty by Sherrie Coronas ... p?id=30319

Remembering by Alan Zimmerman ... p?id=30348

Level 3 – Advanced

1st Place Make Me a Blessing by Christina Banks ... p?id=30350

2nd Place Golden Oaks Manor by Judy Burford ... p?id=30256

3rd Place Snake in the Back Seat by Joy Stewart ... p?id=30267

Highly Commended:

This Old House by Arlene Showalter ... p?id=30349

Because of You by Connie Dixon ... p?id=30329

Level 4 – Masters

1st Place The Portrait by Debbie Roome ... p?id=30272

2nd Place Miss Stuart by Beth Muehlhausen ... p?id=30263

3rd Place Rocking Chairs by Rachel Burkum ... p?id=30270

Highly Commended:

The Old Pardner by Ann Grover ... p?id=30320

Ornery Oscola's Fortuitous Beaner by Michele Roach ... p?id=30335
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Postby Verna » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:50 am

Woo Hoo for the winners! Just excellent writing. Enjoy your Happy Dance (And look at my pals, Mariane and Vonnie in EC AGAIN!)
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Postby South-paw-Scribbler » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:56 am

:party :party :party :party

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Postby write4christ » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:58 am

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Postby itsjoanne » Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:06 am

Oooh - the first woowoos of the quarter! And lots of familiar names -and some new ones too!

WOOWOO to DDEBBIIEE!! BBBEETTHHHHHH!! (SOOO glad to see you up there!) RRAACCCHHHEELLLL!!! AAANNNNNN!! (SO glad you're back - and I would have been surprised if I hadn't seen you on this list!) CCHHEELLYY!!! MMARRRIIAANNNEEE!! JJJJAANNNNN!! VVVOONNNIIEEEE!!!!! (awesome, jewely sista!) MMEELLAANNIIEEE!!! GGGRRREGGGG!!! BBBRRYYAANNN!! (up to advanced with you!!!) CCHHHRRIISTIINNNAAA!! JJOOOYYY!!! AARRRLLEENNEE!! CCOOONNNIIIEEE!!!

And I just noticed - masters swept the EC. Don't think that's been very common lately.

Super job, folks!!

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Postby Lakota » Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:19 am

Congratulations to all the winners! Well done my FaithWriter friends!
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Postby Greghory » Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:27 am

Knock me over with a feather :o

After reading Deb's clarification on the Twilight Years I didn't think I stood a chance. And it took five long days before I even picked up my first comment, so I logged on today more to see how my wife and sons had done! So a big thank you to the judges for being willing to think outside of the box.

And well done to the other winners especially those excellent writers in the ECs list. That's a great way to start the quarter.

Gregory :!:

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Postby Chely » Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:32 am

Congrats to all, but giant woo hoos to Joy, Arlene and Connie! Well done ladies!

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Postby violin4jesus » Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:51 am

Congrats to the winners! A lot of great reading this week.

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Postby srashmi » Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:02 pm

Congrats everyone! :D

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I Give Thanks to God

Postby OldManRivers » Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:04 pm

I give thanks to God for all the entries I read this week and a bit of sadness that I ran out of time to enjoy and be blessed by the rest.

To all the selected writers, enjoy, enjoy the recognition, you certainly deserve such honor.

And to all the others, give a listen to that inner grace and you will hear the applause of heaven. And enjoy, enjoy, enjoy the thanksgiving and praise of the Lord.

Love y'all bunches,

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Postby lthomas » Thu Jul 16, 2009 2:25 pm

Congratulations to all these wonderful writers. And, Ann, it's especially good to read your work again.

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Postby Dee » Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:14 pm

Congrats, Everyone!!!

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Postby dandelionflower » Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:15 pm

A hearty congratulations to all the names on the lists. The thoughts expressed this week seemed particularly tender.

And on we go!
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Postby ThreeDee » Thu Jul 16, 2009 5:12 pm

Big Congrats to all! Looking forward to reading the ones I've missed.

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