Have you lived with a left-brained Martian, fought a wild turkey, or survived a survival course?
“Life to the Max” from Christian Faith Publishing Author L. Maxine McQueen, a great-grandmother and prolific writer presently residing in Peru, IL, with her husband, Mac, two dogs, two cats, and a plethora of fish. is a compilation of humorous and often touching essays recalling the entertaining, poignant, and hilarious events that make up life. From her early years on a Central Illinois farm in the ‘50s and ‘60s through raising five sons and a quarter-century of business ownership, Maxine offers a lighthearted glimpse of a rich and eventful life.
From clowns to chickens to the death of a child, this book will take you through the ups and downs of struggling with and accepting what time hands you as you survive this great world of ours. The book is a compilation of stories about her life events which she has previously published in newspapers.
View a synopsis of “Life to the Max” on YouTube.
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