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Sheila Seiler Lagrand
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Attended University of California, Los Angeles
Lived in Trabuco Canyon, California
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A poster child for indecency?
My Husband After Falling on His Backside While Tending a Line Aboard Our State's Official Tall Ship, the Californian. October, 2008. A Plea for Decency I am now an official curmudgeon. I came to th...
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This.
Mojave Desert. February, 2007. The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. Psalm 19:1 (NASB) Shhh. It's the weekend. Remove your shoes and step...
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Still basking in post-vacation radiance. . . . 
Sawyer and Cadence. April 11, 2014. Then the word of the Lord of hosts came, saying, 2 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘I am exceedingly jealous for Zion, yes, with great wrath I am jealous for her.’...
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What do you create? 
Left to Right: Cadence, Ayden, Lala, Carly. Making Stuff. May, 2014. Creating and Consuming: No Contest I really like to make stuff. Whether it's a batch of cookies, or bossing words around until t...
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We remember.


Every day. 
Our Entryway. Memorial to Sergeant Sean Michael Lagrand Third Marine Air Wing, Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting. July 13, 1981-September 25, 2006 Remembering Sean  This Memorial Day morning, I hear my...
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I choose to rest in beauty this weekend. You? 
The Pacific Ocean 1 Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations.2 Before the mountains were bornOr You gave birth to the earth and the world,Even from everlasting to everlasting, You ...
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Render what to whom? Happy Fourth! 
An Extravaganza of Patriotism. July 4, 2011. Dana Point, California.  I love my God. And I love my country. Both.  Happy Independence, Day, America.  And Jesus said to them, “Render to Caesar the t...
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What is the opposite of "to zing," anyway? 
The Ocean Calls Her Rivers Home. Oregon, 2014.  Another Thin Place Does fresh water, running towards the sea, stretch a place thin*?  I've written before (more than once) about Laity Lodge and the ...
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A nice review of my latest installment of Remembering for Ruth. 
We’ve reached part four in Sheila Lagrand’s Remembering for Ruth: A Room for Amelia. To recap the story so far: Paul and Margot Goodharte live in California, and are caring for Paul’s mother, suffering from Alzheimer’s ...
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Tickled to be on internet radio tonight--and there's a book giveaway. 
Tonight @ 8:05PMEST there will be a paperback giveaway during Helping Hands Press “Thirsty Thursday” party that starts @8PMEST. It is a Christmas Themed giveaway! WHY? The author team of the best-selling series “Kathi Macias ...
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What gems can you find when you sift through the ashes of despair? 
  Why I Told a Story About July in Christmas Last year my sister in Christ/mentor/friend Kathi invited me to write a Christmas story.  The plot, she said, could be anything I chose, so long as...
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When do you reach out? When do you MYOB? 
Believe It Or Not, Everyone Walked Away. God is good.  Calling in Trouble.  Maybe you didn't know that the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed, volunteer component of Team Coast Gu...
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I write. Oh, and I'm an operations manager at a registered investment advisory firm.
Employment
  • Small RIA
    operations manager, 2006 - present
  • self employed
    writer and editor, 2009 - present
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Trabuco Canyon, California
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Wife, Mom, Lala (grandma), child of God. And I write.
Introduction
Southern California native whose heart left a big ole chunk behind in Polynesia. Alum of Bonita Vista, Grossmont, Southwestern, UCSD, UCLA. Storyteller at Godspotting with Sheila. 
Bragging rights
As Scripture says, "Whoever brags must brag about what the Lord has done." (1 Corinthians 1:31, GW)
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Anthropology, 1987 - 1995
  • University of California, San Diego
    Anthropology, Writing, 1985 - 1987
  • Grossmont College
    transfer prep, 1983 - 1985
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Female
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Married
My husband and I stayed here three nights when we traveled to Oregon to attend graduation at the University of Oregon. I could not have improved one little thing. It was really that impeccable. The sense of well-being settled on me the moment we arrived on the property. Every detail of the common areas and our room was intentional and gorgeous. Different matching coffee mugs every morning in our room? Yes. Understated, warm, thoroughly executed style that said, "relax. unwind"? Yes. Charming, knowledgeable hostess? Yes. Privacy respected? Yes. Food that is beyond incredible? Yes, that too. Just go there. Now.
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