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“We All Have a Story to Tell.”

Margaret Allyn Greene Best

Author of “Unsung Hero”
and “Dandelion CHILD: A Soldier’s Daughter”

About Me

Margaret Allen Greene Best (Peggy) Author of “Unsung Hero” and “Dandelion Daughter”


I am a mature woman who lives in a large retirement community with my husband of fifty years. Together we have traveled extensively and moved into new homes more than twenty times due to his transfers for work. As an army brat, I moved frequently, then married a soldier who later became an executive requiring more relocations. Born in New York, graduated high school in Germany and college in Louisiana, we married in Illinois and moved back to Louisiana. I have two sons born in Texas and one daughter born in New Mexico. We have lived in several countries, states, and territories—Puerto Rico, Egypt, Japan, Guam, and the United States.

I retired from teaching elementary school in Florida before pursuing my love of writing. I am now a published author with two books—both memoirs. I believe everybody needs to write or record their life’s stories as a gift to themselves, their family, and the world. With this truth, I have created a home business called Peggy Best Memoirs. My wish is to help you write or record the stories of your life.

Check Out Peggy’s Spotlight Interview

with “Writing Your Life” Patricia Charpentier

I am interested in helping people who want to write their story but don’t know how to begin.


I believe we are all part of our country’s history. Without us there would be no history. People and what they do or don’t do, whether good or bad, make our culture what it is. I want to make it easier for those who write memoir to find and use information about writing memoir.

 You have been placed on this earth at this time for a reason. You made a difference to someone. Perhaps you do not believe your story is important, or that anyone cares about your accomplishments. I believe someone needs or wants to know about you.

I will help you think or remember something in your past, that you may want to write about by presenting questions for you to ponder. I will read whatever you want to share and give you input as to how to make that story appropriate for whatever audience you wish to attract.

 For information about how I can help you write your memories, go to my business website at


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Available For Speaking Engagements

Unsung Hero Author: Margaret Allyn Greene Best

Peggy Best is available for speaking engagements telling her story for your organization, special event, or celebration ceremony. Topics can include:

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PowerPoint and Book Presentations available by appointment.

My Latest Books

Dandelion Child: A Soldier's Daughter

A memoir of the Peggy's life during the Cold War from 1947 to 1969 when she became a military wife.

Unsung Hero

Peggy's first book, Unsung Hero, published in 2018 and available on,, and Barnes & Noble,

My Essay “A Writer’s Journey” Selected as a 2019 Winning Entry!


Peggy has another win under her belt. Her essay “A Writer’s Journey” has been selected as a winning entry in the 2019 Collection Contest volume 11, Writers @ Work. It was such an honor to receive this news.

Peggy’s Blog

Visiting the Sites in Salt Lake City

Visiting the Sites in Salt Lake City

My husband, grandson, and I visited Salt Lake City, Utah to attend a Model Railroad Convention. While there, I spent my days walking to Temple Square, where I marveled at the many Latter Day Saints buildings and monuments. Only four days after Brigham Young lead his...

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A Sloth To Love?

A Sloth To Love?

A Sloth To Love Ancient sloths, as large as an elephant, roamed North America and became extinct around 10,000 years ago. The sloth I am holding lives in a cage and is used as a pet in the jungle of Honduras. The sloth is the slowest animal of the forest and rarely...

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Votes For Women

Votes For Women

Peggy wears her pioneer outfit for a DAR sponsored rally commemorating our right to vote. Women did not always have the right to vote. Our U.S. Constitution gave white property owning men the privilege of voting. Over time each state gave white men regardless or...

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